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Charities Blamed for Homeless Problem

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 9th July 2015 -  The Australian charity sector has fired back at a Western Australian Government Minister who claimed that the charities weren’t “doing their jobs properly”…

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A Vision for Change

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 2nd March 2015 -  The biggest philanthropist in Australia, mining magnate Andrew Forrest, shares his views on the future of giving, the media, Australia’s tall poppy syndrome and religion

WA Giving Circle Delivers Inaugural Grants

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  100 Women, a Perth-based giving circle, has awarded three inaugural grants totalling almost $100000 set to transform the lives of women close to home and overseas. One grant goes…

Woodside Enlists Kramer for Social Change Models

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th May 2014 -  Social problems do matter to business, the co-founder of the progressive social change models Collective Impact and Shared Value, US-based Mark Kramer has told a public event hosted…

WA Clothing Co to Pay Out Over Misleading Charity Bins

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd April 2014 -  A Western Australian company that profited from used-clothing bins by alleging to help poor African children has agreed to donate $100,000 to charity and make a public apology. The…

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

Education Needed on Anti-Discrimination – Beyondblue

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th January 2014 -  A mental health Not for Profit has called for more anti-discrimination campaigns after a young gay man was attacked in Perth last week. beyondblue CEO Kate Carnell said the incident,…

Petition Platform Hits 1.5 Million Aussie Users

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 26th November 2013 -  Described as the world’s largest petition platform, Change.org has reached more than 50 million users globally – and has just cracked the 1.5 million mark in Australia.…

Abbott Praises Forrest’s $65M Gift

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th October 2013 -  Andrew and Nicola Forrest with UWA PhD science student Caroline Snowball. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has applauded Andrew and Nicola Forrest’s history making donation $65…

Surgeon Named as WA Social Entrepreneur

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th August 2013 -  Burns surgeon and founder of the Fiona Wood Foundation, Dr Fiona Wood has been named as the West Australian social entrepreneur of the year in the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur…

Scholarships Available for NFP Conference

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th January 2013 -  Scholarships to attend a Not for Profit conference to prepare the sector for regulation through the newly established Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)…

Sustainable Future for Third Sector – Free Perth Conference

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th August 2012 -  SPONSORED: Perth Not for Profits are invited to a free Commonwealth Bank conference to discuss the most pressing issues in the sector later this month. Called Building a Sustainable…
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