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Sustainable Future for Third Sector - Free Perth Conference

Tuesday, 14th August 2012 at 12:12 pm
Staff Reporter
Perth Not for Profits are invited to a free Commonwealth Bank conference to discuss the most pressing issues in the sector later this month.

Tuesday, 14th August 2012
at 12:12 pm
Staff Reporter



Sustainable Future for Third Sector - Free Perth Conference
Tuesday, 14th August 2012 at 12:12 pm

SPONSORED: Perth Not for Profits are invited to a free Commonwealth Bank conference to discuss the most pressing issues in the sector later this month.

Called Building a Sustainable Future for the Third Sector, the Commonwealth Bank Not for Profit Conference will take place on Wednesday 29 August 2012, at the Parmelia Hilton in Perth.

The day long conference offers a line up of expert speakers including:

Linda Lavarch, Chair of the Not for Profit Sector Reform Council and Andrew Sealey, Director of Compliance at ACNC. Linda and Andrew will present the latest updates in the governmental reform policy process and take part in a panel with Q&A from the audience.

Kylea Tink, CEO of the McGrath Foundation. In June this year, the McGrath Foundation reached a milestone, funding its 75th breast care nurse – half way to its goal of funding a breast care nurse for every family experiencing breast cancer. It achieved this in just four years through garnering enormous support from Australian communities. Kylea will talk about some of the ways the McGrath Foundation achieved this and how they’re approaching fundraising for the future.

Tenille Bentley, Founder of the Global Good Foundation and Managing Director of Socialite Media, will talk on ‘the trust economy, where it makes “cents” to listen’. She is an established and sought-after authority on social media. She won the top 30 under 30 Australian Leading Entrepreneurs of the Year for her work with the Global Good Foundation and was awarded State Finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year.

James McIntyre, the Senior Economist, Global Markets, CommBank who will arm Conference attendees with strategic insights based on the current and future economic trends affecting the Not for Profit sector.

McIntrye joined the Commonwealth Bank in 2008, following a career in Federal Treasury where he focused on developments in the domestic and international economies and worked on a number of Federal Budgets.

Brenton Steenkamp, Partner – Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services, with Ernst & Young who will present real-life examples of organisational fraud and outline the risks for NFP organisations, providing advice on how to protect your funds and reputation.

Steenkamp is a specialist in forensic audits and technology crime. He has more than 20 years’ experience working with large corporate organisations in and Australia and Africa.

And, Morri Young, the Managing Director, Matrix on Board who will examine what makes a good board and offer guidance on how best to work with your board for great outcomes.

Young has been working in and around Not for Profit organisations and their supporting government agencies for 25 years. He is currently leading financial literacy programs in North Australia and running financial literacy and capacity building programs for NFP Boards and CEOs in Melbourne and Sydney.

The CBA Conference is free of charge but there are limited places available and organisers are asking for registrations of interest. Once registered, you will be contacted to confirm your place. Register your interest here.


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