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Beyondblue to Re-develop Mental Health Program for Schools

Staff Reporter, Monday, 29th July 2013 -  Mental health Not for Profit, beyondblue has been appointed by the Federal Government’s Department of Health and Ageing to lead a national mental health initiative for secondary…

DGR Status for Ethics Providers in Govt Schools

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th May 2013 -  Not for Profit providers of ethics classes in government schools will become eligible for Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status after Federal Government lobbying. Currently,…

Public Schools Missing out on Philanthropy

Staff Reporter, Monday, 11th February 2013 -  Public schools are missing out on financial and ‘in-kind’ support from philanthropic foundations and trusts and instead relying on fetes and more traditional fundraising,…

Industry-School Partnerships in Action

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th January 2013 -  Some of Australia's leading companies and research centres are partnering with state high schools to help reverse declining student enrolments in maths and science subjects.…

Govt Funds Autism Video in Schools

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st August 2012 -  A film designed to increase awareness of Autism in Australian schools has had its distribution funded by the Australian Government. What are you doing? is a short film produced by…

Schools Given Choice Under Chaplaincy Changes

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th September 2011 -  Schools will be able to choose whether to employ a chaplain or a secular student welfare worker under changed to the National School Chaplaincy Program announced by the Gillard Government.…

Community Groups Leading the Way in School Partnerships

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th June 2011 -  Australian businesses are lagging behind community organisations in forming partnerships with schools, and should be doing more to assist in achieving strong student outcomes,…


Fundraising -The Private-Government Schools Gap

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th March 2011 -  Government Schools in Australia need to become better fundraisers like their private school counterparts, according to Dr. Daniel McDiarmid, CEO of consultancy firm Global Philanthropic.

New Foundation Links Schools and Business

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 28th September 2010 -  The Victorian Brumby Government has provided $1 million to establish a new foundation that makes it easier for businesses to support public education projects. Education Minister…

Philanthropy a Priority for Education Sector

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th September 2010 -  One in five education institutions hit the $1 million mark within 5 years of focusing on fundraising, a new Australian benchmarking study has found. The third bi-annual benchmarking…
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