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In Conversation: Dr Ilse Treurnicht

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 10th May 2018 -  Dr Ilse Treurnicht is the former CEO of Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District, who led the team that transformed the former hospital site into one of the world’s largest urban innovation

Adelaide at the Vanguard of Ending Street Homelessness Globally

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 21st November 2017 -  South Australia’s efforts could help shape the global response to street homelessness, according to the advisory committee chair of the Institute of Global Homelessness (IGH),

Thinkers Look to Melbourne to Grow SA Purpose Economy

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 21st September 2017 -  The “world’s best thinkers” are turning to Melbourne to help foster growth in the South Australia purpose economy. Allyson Hewitt, internationally renowned social innovator

Reducing Homelessness to Zero

Wendy Williams, Monday, 28th August 2017 -  A new initiative is aiming to bring homelessness in Adelaide down to zero. The Zero Project, launched by the Don Dunstan Foundation, is targeting rough sleeping in Adelaide’s CBD

Big Thinkers Positive About Social Innovation

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 -  South Australia has a burgeoning startup community of people who want to make money and make an impact, says Allyson Hewitt, the first primary thinker for the new Adelaide Thinkers

Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Charity

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 18th February 2016 -  A South Australian Not for Profit has become the first charity in Australia to be certified as carbon neutral by the Federal Government. Uniting Communities, which provides a range…

Australian Duo to Connect Celebrities with Fans for Charity

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 3rd December 2015 -  Would you pay up to $100,000 dollars for a five minute conversation with your favourite celebrity or business idol? Two Australian friends are hoping to cash in on the chance that you…

Australian Heat Rising – Climate Council

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th January 2014 -  Climate change is making heatwaves more frequent and severe in Australia, according to researchers from the Not for Profit Climate Council. The claim comes in the Climate Council’s

What is Real Volunteering? The Debate

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th September 2013 -  The scope and definition of ‘volunteering’ was hotly debated in a panel discussion during the final day of the National Conference on Volunteering in Adelaide. Evelyn

Volunteers Report Bullying as Major Rights Violation

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th September 2013 -  Bullying is the dominant way in which volunteers’ rights are violated in Australia, according to new research unveiled at the National Conference on Volunteering in Adelaide.…

Australian Charities Warned Against UK Mistakes

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th September 2013 -  The outspoken CEO of the UK’s Directory of Social Change has urged the Australian Not for Profit sector to avoid the mistakes of charities in the UK at the National Conference…

The UK “Productivity Ninja” Guest at Volunteering Conference

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 30th July 2013 -  Former UK Charity Chief Executive, social entrepreneur and author of “How to be a Productivity Ninja”, Graham Allcott is a guest speaker at the upcoming National Conference…
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