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Engagement and advocacy – ensuring our future

David Crosbie, Thursday, 15th October 2020 -  If we are to build back better, charities will need to play a much more prominent role in policy making for the communities they serve, writes David Crosbie.  If there is one consistent

Business Woman of the Year Encourages Corporate-NFP Partnerships

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  Prominent not-for-profit CEO Violet Roumeliotis has been named 2017 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year, and has encouraged other NFPs to work with corporate Australia

NFPs Urged to Operate More Like Social Businesses

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th October 2017 -  A leading not-for-profit CEO has urged other NFPs to operate more like social businesses, after she was nominated as a finalist for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards. Violet Roumeliotis

NFPs Win Contracts to Support Refugees

Lina Caneva, Friday, 28th July 2017 -  The federal government has awarded multi-million dollar Commonwealth contracts to five not-for-profit organisations to deliver its new Humanitarian Settlement Programs. The

Refugee Entrepreneurship Brings Economic Benefits to Australia

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 23rd March 2017 -  With the right support, refugee entrepreneurs provide significant economic benefits to Australia, a new report has found. From Refugee to Entrepreneur in Three Years, to be launched

Human Rights Activist Tops the List of Sector’s Most Impactful

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 8th December 2016 -  Afghan migrant and human rights activist Romal Baluchzada has topped the list of Pro Bono Australia’s 2016 Impact 25. More than 18,500 votes were cast and a list of nearly 300 names

Scholarships Help Refugees Overcome Financial Barriers to Work

Wendy Williams, Monday, 19th September 2016 -  Refugees looking to get their foot on the career ladder are getting a step up with new scholarships worth more than $90,000 that will help them overcome the financial barriers to the


Inclusion and Social Harmony in the Aftermath of Brussels

Violet Roumeliotis, Tuesday, 19th April 2016 -  In the aftermath of the senseless violence seen in Brussels, the Not for Profit sector has a big role to play in promoting meaningful social and economic participation through employment

Diversification Needed for NFP Sustainability

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 18th February 2016 -  Diversifying service offerings and creating successful partnerships are key elements for a Not for Profit experiencing rapid growth, a national conference has been told. General…

Refugees Have Entrepreneurial Potential – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 26th October 2015 -  With the right support, Australia’s refugees have significant entrepreneurial potential as well as the ability to contribute to the economy, according to a new report. The…

SSI Foundation to Launch Education Scholarships

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th August 2015 -  One of Australia’s largest Not for Profit humanitarian organisations, Settlement Services International (SSI) will announce education scholarships later this week for…


Targeting Refugee & Asylum Seeker Potential

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th August 2015 -  The time is right to reactivate a Foundation that invests in asylum seekers and refugees and shows them to be more than just a visa type, writes Violet Roumeliotis, the CEO of Settlement
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