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Saying goodbye to a platform of our own

Doug Taylor, Monday, 3rd April 2023 -  The Smith Family’s CEO Doug Taylor reflects on the impact of losing a news platform entirely dedicated to supporting the for-purpose sector. I have been working in the not-for-profit…

Cyberattack hits not-for-profit sector

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Wednesday, 23rd November 2022 -  The Smith Family is the latest major Australian organisation to be impacted by a cyber security breach. Children’s charity The Smith Family is the latest target of a cyber security

Trust is the most important way for NFPs to create sustained and enduring impact

Doug Taylor, Monday, 8th August 2022 -  Trust between a not for profit and the community in which it operates must be at the heart of any strategy, writes Doug Taylor, but how do you achieve it?  Trust is not a particularly edgy,…

Creating a leadership legacy

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 29th July 2021 -  As Doug Taylor finishes up at the helm of Uniting NSW and ACT and takes on a new job as the CEO of The Smith Family, he reflects on the best ways for leaders to invest their time to have a lasting

It’s time to re-think the marketisation of human services

Tom McClean, Tuesday, 16th March 2021 -  For the last 30 years there has been a bi-partisan belief in the virtue of markets as a force for good for people. But there is now strong evidence to suggest such a wholesale approach

Social impact bonds: What’s the secret sauce to making them work and are they worth the effort?

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 11th February 2021 -  Uniting NSW and ACT launched its second bond this week. Deputy CEO Doug Taylor shares the inside story from the perspective of a practitioner organisation. This week we achieved two

Our community is only as strong as those who are struggling the most

Doug Taylor, Tuesday, 17th March 2020 -  In times like these we must remember the vulnerable, especially those who are homeless, writes Doug Taylor, director of mission, communities and social impact at Uniting. COVID-19,

What do the royal commissions reveal about us as a society?

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 21st November 2019 -  After three royal commissions into vulnerable people it is time we look at what needs to change and who is responsible for making those changes, writes Doug Taylor, deputy executive

Market Approach To NDIS Could See People Fall Through the Gaps

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  The market approach to providing social services seen under the National Disability Insurance Scheme can lead to people falling through the gaps, without the opportunity to access


The Three Essentials for Driving Innovation in Your Not for Profit

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 17th May 2018 -  Innovation is critical for the not-for-profit sector in Australia, writes Doug Taylor, group executive, Uniting NSW and ACT, as he offers three practical tips to drive innovation.


Three Questions That Will Ensure Your Not For Profit Survives

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 13th December 2017 -  There are three questions that a not-for-profit board should address to be confident it will survive into the future, writes Doug Taylor, a director at welfare provider Uniting.
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