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Corporate Call to Action

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd October 2014 -  Businessman, philanthropist and former Australian of the Year Simon McKeon has issued a call to arms to Australian corporates to do more for the charity sector, speaking at an economic…

Executive Changes at Business for Millennium Development

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 27th August 2014 -  Simon McKeon AO has stepped down from the Business for Millennium Development (B4MD) Board after more than seven years with the organisation to join its newly formed Ambassador Council.…

Givematcher – Open Matched Giving

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th July 2014 -  A ground-breaking online donation matching marketplace called Givematcher allows any Australian donor to donate to charities and, in real-time, to have their donations matched…

Evaluating Charity Effectiveness

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th August 2013 -  The publisher of a new social conscience magazine aimed at wealthy donors says it’s time to rethink the effectiveness of some charities in Australia. The claim comes as part…

Opinion

Outgoing Australian of the Year Simon McKeon Reviews 2011 in the Top Job

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th January 2012 -  The outgoing Australian of the Year, social entrepreneur and philanthropist, Simon McKeon takes a look back at his extraordinary year of engagement with the Not for Profit sector

‘Business to Blame for Occupy Wall St’: McKeon

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 2nd November 2011 -  Above: Occupy Melbourne in its third week  Some rights reserved by MyBarina   Simon McKeon – Australian of the Year and executive chairman in Victoria of Macquarie Group has critiqued…

Not for Profits Must Engage With Australia’s ‘New Wealth’

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 19th October 2011 -  Above: Australian of the Year Simon McKeon. (Image: Asha Griffith) New wealth, created by the resources boom or by information technology, is the changing face of philanthropy in…

National Volunteering Conference Heads to Brisbane

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th June 2011 -  Less than twelve months after the largest volunteering effort in Queensland’s history, Brisbane is set to hold Volunteering Australia’s National Conference on Volunteering…

Advice for Youth Sector Organisations – Simon McKeon

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th May 2011 -  Australian of the Year Simon McKeon has called on Not for Profits to invest in fundraising, identify high net worth individuals, build long lasting relationships and don’t…

2011 National Youth Conference

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th April 2011 -  The Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC) is coordinating the first national youth sector conference in Australia since 2007 – to be held in Sydney in May. It is anticipated…

Call to Corporate Australia to Help Address Women’s Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th April 2011 -  Australian of the Year Simon McKeon at the Big Issue event. One of Australia’s best known social enterprises, The Big Issue magazine, has thrust the issue of women’s…

Partnership to Fight Poverty

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th March 2011 -  The Australian of the Year, Simon McKeon is to launch a new partnership to inspire young people to take action in the fight against poverty. The Global Poverty Project and Plan International…
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