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Volunteers don’t come free

Keith McVilly, Wednesday, 20th November 2019 -  New research finds urgent action is needed to maintain the sustainability of volunteer services supporting people with disability and their families, write Professor Keith McVilly

Youth mental health crisis: Do healthcare workers need more training?

Contributor, Thursday, 31st October 2019 -  Year on year, Australian youth are reporting increasing levels of psychological distress. Do healthcare professionals need more training to help tackle this crisis?  Mental health

Improving the finance sector for all Australians

Contributor, Wednesday, 21st August 2019 -  Trust in our financial services has been shaken by scandals, but in a new white paper, FinFuture, researchers show how the system can be reformed to put financial wellbeing front and

Making money, doing good: The growth of impact investment

Contributor, Thursday, 1st August 2019 -  As the impact investment sector expands, new and improved measurement is helping to bring the practice into the financial mainstream. 

Impact investors aim to create two things:

Investigative Reporting Versus The Excesses of Power

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 31st May 2018 -  Corruption unnoticed is corruption unchecked, according to the Pulitzer Prize-winning editor-at-large of the Boston Globe. Journalist Walter Robinson, who lead the Spotlight

Hansen Little Donation Makes University History

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 17th May 2018 -  Husband and wife philanthropists Jane Hansen and Paul Little AO have donated $30 million to the University of Melbourne as part of a unique philanthropic model, which also marks the

Philanthropy’s Increasing Role in Australian Civil Society

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 4th April 2018 -  Philanthropy is playing an increasing role in supporting civil society in Australia, according to key stakeholders of a new philanthropic fund to support public interest journalism.

New Research Measures the Value of Volunteers for People With Disability

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 9th January 2018 -  A major new research project has been launched in a bid to measure the value of volunteers for people with disabilities and to identify models of best practice that will pave the way

What Does Strong Political Leadership in Australia Look Like?

Contributor, Monday, 11th December 2017 -  The new McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership aims to recognise political leaders who have driven positive change and encouraged a national discussion about the role of leadership,

Five Ways The Future of Work Could Change For Women

Victoria George, Friday, 27th October 2017 -  The last generation saw a significant shift towards equality for women in the Australian workplace, but they remain underrepresented in senior roles, earn less and don’t have as

Philanthropic Donation Looks To Emerging Field of ‘Personalised Medicine’

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 18th October 2017 -  A $5.5 million philanthropic donation towards genetic testing for blood cancer patients has been described as advancing Australia’s global leadership in the emerging field of…

Civil Voices Survey Takes the Temperature of Not for Profit Advocacy

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 17th August 2017 -  Social sector leaders in Australia are being called on to speak out about the ability of their organisations to advocate on matters of public interest, as part of a nationwide survey
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