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Charities top community perceptions of leadership for the public good

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 25th September 2019 -  Australia’s perception of charities is on the rise, according to new research cementing charities as the nation’s highest rated institution.            Researchers at Swinburne University

Leadership index reveals public distrust in NFP sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 24th July 2019 -  Australians hold a negative view of the not-for-profit sector because of public distrust in religious organisations and trade unions, new research shows. Swinburne University

New RIAA Report: Impact Investment Delivering for our Environment and Communities

Simon O'Connor, Thursday, 19th July 2018 -  The significant role capital plays in shaping our society and environment – both positively and negatively – is in focus more than ever before, writes Simon O’Connor, CEO of the Responsible

Collective Giving Trending for Australian Philanthropists

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th April 2017 -  More Australian philanthropists are engaging in collective giving in addition to their normal giving, according to the first detailed report on philanthropy released as part of…

‘Reality Check’ on Alternative Funding for Homelessness – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 14th February 2017 -  Sources of non-government funding, such as philanthropy, corporate sponsorship or social impact bonds, are unlikely to provide a significant contribution to reducing homelessness…

Australia’s Carbon Emitters Need the Stick, Not the Carrot

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 7th September 2016 -  Australia’s biggest emitters were more motivated to address their carbon emissions under the pressure of the carbon tax rather than with the incentives of the Direct Action plan,

Research to Chart Digital Inclusion

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 29th September 2015 -  A research project that aims to capture the extent of digital inclusion in Australia has launched in Melbourne.   A joint initiative of Telstra, the Swinburne Institute for…

Partnership Creates Indigenous Jobs

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 17th August 2015 -  A partnership between a Victorian university and the largest Indigenous employer in Australia is working to create jobs in the Northern Territory. Swinburne University of Technology…

Social Enterprises Misunderstood – Financial Resilience Report

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 12th August 2015 -  Narrow definitions of social enterprise and a limited knowledge of the emerging sector among financiers and the wider public have been identified as key resourcing challenges.…

Community Leaders Most Trusted

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 14th April 2015 -  Community leaders are far more highly thought of than other Australian leaders in the areas of trust, competence and public interest, with political leaders at the bottom of the trust…

Show Business Can be Risky Charity Business – Study

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  Not for Profit organisations need to develop a tight risk management plan when taking on celebrities to endorse a cause, says Swinburne University Senior Lecturer and philanthropy…

Top 10 Gifts Vote Hots Up

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th October 2013 -  The People’s Choice voting for Australia’s top 10 philanthropic gifts has had more than 6000 votes cast – with just four days left to vote. The Top 50 Philanthropic…
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