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‘Toxic’ Amnesty Workplace Sparks Criticism of Australian Social Sector Culture

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 13th February 2019 -  A staff review uncovering a “toxic workplace environment” in Amnesty International’s London office has sparked criticism over the unspoken, harmful workplace culture within

Grants Target People, the Planet and Animals

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 17th May 2018 -  Organisations delivering tangible benefits for people, the planet, and animals are being invited to apply for a share of $300,000 in grant funding. Australian Ethical has opened

UK Regulator Investigates International Humanitarian Charity

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th August 2014 -  The UK Charity regulator has opened a statutory inquiry into international humanitarian charity Human Aid UK. The Charity Commission says it is investigating concerns about the…

Call to Increase Refugee Numbers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th February 2014 -  The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) has urged Australia to increase the number of refugees it accepts under its annual offshore humanitarian program. Releasing RCOA’s…

Red Cross Attends Global Nuclear Discussion

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th February 2014 -  Representatives from the Australian Red Cross will attend a global conference in Mexico later this week to examine the humanitarian impact of detonating nuclear weapons.…

Tracking Corporate Disaster Relief from the Head to the Heart

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 2nd October 2013 -  Globally, there is now a near-universal demand for corporate aid in the aftermath of natural disasters.  Nadia Boyce looks at the hyper sensitive issues around the emotions

Médecins Sans Frontières Pulls Out of Somalia

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th August 2013 -  International medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) has closed all of its programs in Somalia as the result of…

NFP CEO On Most Influential List

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th June 2013 -  The CEO of humanitarian Not for Profit, Engineers Without Borders, Lizzie Brown has been named one of Australia’s 100 Most Influential Engineers. Brown is just one of 11 women…

A Sector Made to Measure

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th March 2013 -  Chris Lee is a humanitarian professional currently posted to Jordan with UNHCR. In this post from the CSI Blog, Lee shares his thoughts on measuring social impact in the Not for Profit

Changemakers – Kate Gracey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 26th November 2012 -  Kate Gracey is a humanitarian field worker for Médecins Sans Frontières. This week we profile Kate in Changemakers – a regular column which examines inspiring…

African Hunger Crisis Needs New Approach – Australian Aid Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th July 2012 - 
Women from the village of Labado are taking part in a cash-for-work scheme run by Oxfam. Copyright: Andy Hall Australian aid agencies are calling for change to end the hunger crises…

International Humanitarian System Must Go From Global to Local – Oxfam

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th February 2012 -  Image supplied: Oxfam & SAACID. Photo: Oxfam Novib International aid agency Oxfam says that resources must be built up closer to where disasters happen to ensure that people…
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