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School Building Funds & Tax Deductions

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th June 2004 -  Demands for parents to pay into school building funds are often thinly disguised tax abuses and should be reined in by the Australian Taxation Office, according to the public interest…

Should NFPs Accept Anyone’s Money? – UK View

Staff Reporter, Monday, 27th October 2003 -  The debate about whether welfare organisations or other charities should take donations from corporations that obtain their profits from gambling or alcohol industries created…

Disasters and Donations- Red Cross Bali Experience

Staff Reporter, Monday, 27th October 2003 -  In response to damaging headlines and damning talk back radio discussions the Australian Red Cross has made transparency its number one priority in revealing the financial facts…

Charity & Corporate Fraud

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th August 2003 -  Worldwide reports suggest that fraudulent activities have long troubled the Not for Profit sector and that their incidence in on the rise…In Australia charities rely on good governance…

Poverty Debate – The Irish Experience

Staff Reporter, Monday, 4th August 2003 -  This year’s St Vincent de Paul Society’s Ozanam Lecture in Melbourne entitled “The Irish Approach to Combating Poverty” was given by the Director of Ireland’s Combat Poverty…

Telstra’s Consultation on “Access For Everyone”

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd June 2003 -  Telstra has agreed that ongoing consultation with Peak Welfare Organisations is the key to the success of a program to provide affordable communications services to low income and…

When Charities Miss an Opportunity

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd March 2003 -  Carlo is 75. He’s worked all his life to build a business empire and he’s thinking about how to share his success. But not one charity or government organisation will take…

Charity Mail Delivered with a Stamp Price Hike!

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th May 2002 -  Australia Post’s long-awaited Not for Profit postage concession deal called ‘Charity Mail’ has finally been delivered –at the same time that it announces the price of general postage…

Poll Results: Paying Board Members

Staff Reporter, Monday, 15th April 2002 -  This latest Instant Poll question “Should board members be paid?” issue generated some heat within the sector. The overwhelming response was “No” with a huge 67% of the vote. Only…

NFP’s Limited By Guarantee Under the Microscope

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 4th April 2002 -  Melbourne researchers in conjunction with Philanthropy Australia have begun investigating whether or not company laws adequately meet the needs of Australia’s Not for Profit…

Corporate Governance & Paying NFP Boards-UK Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 4th April 2002 -  A two year study in the UK of Corporate Governance in the Public and Volunteer Sectors has recommended that board trustees in the Not for Profit sector be paid in amounts comparable…

Salary Increases Hit Welfare Organisations

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 2nd April 2002 -  Already over-stretched community services are considering radical changes to their programs and are even considering closing down –just to meet national salary increases! Carers…
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