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Largest Philanthropic Bequest to Monash by Former Law Student

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 29th August 2017 -  Monash University has received one of its largest gifts from the estate of high-profile Melbourne lawyer and former law student Francine McNiff, who donated $3.72 million to the…

$7M Grant For Alzheimer’s Research

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 1st September 2016 -  A major grant of more than $7 million to help Alzheimer’s research, coinciding with the start of Dementia Awareness Month in Australia, could “unlock the door” to new medicines.…

Philanthropist Sets the Stage for Budding Theatre Stars with $1M Donation

Wendy Williams, Friday, 27th May 2016 -  Melbourne philanthropist Dr Jeanne Pratt AC has donated $1 million to Monash University’s Centre for Theatre and Performance, to help budding stars prepare for a career on the

Research to Shape Victoria’s Response to Family Violence

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 5th May 2016 -  Monash University is urging professionals, including those in the Not for Profit sector, to take part in new research to help shape the way Victoria responds to family violence. The…

Mental Health App Helps Track Moods

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st April 2016 -  An Australian team from Monash University has developed a new smartphone app to track users’ moods over time and support their mental health and wellbeing. It’s thought that

Aussie Cohesion Report Reflects Complex Change

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th October 2015 -  Australians are accepting of cultural diversity and immigration, but concerned about changes impacting on social justice, according to new social cohesion research released…

$5.2 Million Donation Boosts Mental Health

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 7th August 2015 -  The estate of a Melbourne stockbroker has given $5.2 million to Monash University, the largest ever donation to the institution, to support mental health research. David Winston…

Aussies Mixed Views on Multiculturalism – NFP Report

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 30th October 2014 -  Most Australians believe that multiculturalism is good and that more immigrants should be accepted into the country, but an even larger majority think that the Australian way of…

QLD Pokie Plan a New Threat to Vulnerable – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 30th September 2014 -  A Not for Profit review of the Queensland Government’s poker machine ‘red tape reduction’ initiative has found that the plan increases gambling revenue and…

Top Methods that Encourage Charity Giving: Research Findings

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th August 2014 -  New Australian research into social media in the Not for Profit sector has identified the top three methods charities employ to encourage people to give. Monash University researcher…

Ten Job Seekers Per Vacancy: A Reality Check on Welfare Overhaul

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 29th July 2014 - 
 
 
 
 
 
It turns out that the policies for under 30s in the Federal Budget in May were a precursor to a much wider set of changes affecting unemployed people

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Welfare Review Fails to Understand Australia’s Labour Market

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th July 2014 -  The vision for the reform of the Australian social welfare system depends entirely on whether labour market opportunities will open up to those for whom it had previously been closed,
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