Tag : Opinion


Facebook Data Scandal Also a Reminder for Charities

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  The Facebook data scandal is a reminder that charities need to be very careful with how they use data, including that of donors, writes Krystian Seibert. If the Facebook data scandal


Top Tips For Young People Entering the NFP Sector

Richard Green, Friday, 13th April 2018 -  With Youth Week celebrations taking place around the country, NGO Recruitment director Richard Green offers his top tips for young people considering a career in the not-for-profit


New Electoral Law Could Still Hobble Charities

Krystian Seibert, Friday, 13th April 2018 -  Although the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters made a laudable attempt to address the various flaws in the Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill, there is no quick


Time to Party?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 12th April 2018 -  Attacks on charitable advocacy may compel some charities to form their own political parties, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie. Is forming a political party


How to Survive the NDIS Cash Crunch

Scott Girdlestone, Wednesday, 11th April 2018 -  To succeed and thrive under the National Disability Insurance Scheme a fundamental rethink in the way CFOs do business is required, writes wealth advisory director Scott Girdlestone.


Listen and Learn: The Importance of Parking Our Prejudice

Bill Gamack, Thursday, 5th April 2018 -  EPIC Assist CEO Bill Gamack shares his learnings from Jon Faine’s controversial interview with Carly Findlay. I was moved to write this piece after listening to Jon Faine’s interview


Some Tender Mercies, But Feds Fall Short of Full Support For Co-Ops

Melina Morrison, Wednesday, 4th April 2018 -  The federal government must act to unlock the power of social care co-ops and empower caring millennial entrepreneurs, writes Melina Morrison. Overseas experience has shown that


It’s Time to Make Hearing Health a Priority

Hamish Fairlie, Thursday, 29th March 2018 -  Disability should be perceived as a spectrum, writes 17 year old Hamish Fairlie, who took the floor at the 2018 Power of Speech event on Monday to set the record straight around what


What’s Wrong With Giving and How Do We Fix It?

Lawrence Jackson, Thursday, 22nd March 2018 -  It’s time to rewrite the donor/charity social contract to make giving more proactive, planned and deliberate, writes Lawrence Jackson. Whether it be someone shaking a tin at the


It’s Time We Had a Not-for-Profit Sector Ombudsman

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 20th March 2018 -  The not-for-profit sector lacks a champion within the Australian government, writes Krystian Seibert. According to the most recent Australian Charities Report, in 2016 the Australian


CSR, On-Demand

Ellie Nikakis, Tuesday, 20th March 2018 -  Ellie Nikakis explores corporate social responsibility geared for millennials and the digital age. It’s a millennial’s world, and with the generation comes a revolutionary


Where is The Sustainable Consumer Heading in 2018?

Georgia Gibson, Thursday, 15th March 2018 -  How do we capture the sustainable market, questions Georgia Gibson, from Ellis Jones. As we continue to venture into the danger zone with our environment, sustainable consumers
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