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Asylum Seekers at Risk of Disadvantage – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 6th May 2014 -  A new report claims that asylum seekers living in the community are at serious risk of disadvantage, isolation and marginalisation in Victoria. The research report, "Can You…

‘Death of Hope’ for Young Disadvantaged Jobless – NFP report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 6th May 2014 -  Young people in families with no parent in employment are less satisfied in school, less likely to be working part-time or planning to go to university and are more concerned about…

Opinion

Time to Think ‘Solutions’ to Child Abuse

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  Not for Profit leaders, academics, practitioners and policy makers need to come together to cultivate innovative new ways to ensure child safety, writes Dr Sarah Wise from the Berry

Gandel Grants Open

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  One of Australia's largest independent philanthropic family funds, Gandel Philanthropy has announced its communityassist grants are open for application to eligible Not…

Australia Post Names Not for Profit Partners

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 19th February 2014 -  Australia Post has revealed the seven organisations chosen to be the organisation’s Not for Profit partners in its national community program, including NFP sporting giant,…

Dolly Parton Brings Books Down Under

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th February 2014 -  United Way Australia has joined forces with US singing icon Dolly Parton to help inspire Aussie pre-school children and their parents to read. Dolly Parton is in Australia to launch…

Investment Expert Heads West to SVA

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th February 2014 -  A former Investment Director, Jenna Palumbo has been appointed the Director for Western Australia at Social Ventures Australia (SVA). Palumbo was most recently at Big Society Capital…

Spotlight

(Re)cycling Social Enterprise

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  A Melbourne globetrotter is driving a social enterprise that harnesses the benefits of bikes, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. An adventure…

Applications Open for Capacity Building Grants

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th January 2014 -  Not for Profits can now apply for capacity building grants worth up to $100,000 through the Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund. The grants on offer are between $25,000 and $100,000…

Dear Santa – Life on the Streets

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th December 2013 -  Melbourne Not for Profit organisation Youth Projects has unveiled a confronting Christmas themed community service announcement (CSA) that shines a spotlight on the harsh living…

Housing Stress on the Rise – Report

Staff Reporter, Friday, 8th November 2013 -  Demand for housing assistance in Australia remains high and the number of households experiencing “housing stress” is also on the rise, according to a report released…

Australia’s Becoming a More Skilled Nation – Review

Staff Reporter, Monday, 4th November 2013 -  More than half of working-age Australians have a higher level qualification, placing the nation ninth among OECD countries, a recent Council of Australian Governments Reform Council…
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