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Study Highlights Cost of Ignoring Older Workers

Wendy Williams, Monday, 16th January 2017 -  Australian employers are failing to support and engage older workers which is costing them, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of South Australia and the University

Funding NDIS Workforce Innovation

Wendy Williams, Monday, 10th October 2016 -  A new $5 million fund, announced by the Coalition government, has been launched to identify innovative ways of building and managing the National Disability Insurance Scheme workforce.

Govt Urged to Take Action on Aged Care Workforce

Wendy Williams, Monday, 3rd October 2016 -  Aged care providers, workers and experts are calling on the Turnbull government to take action to ensure there is an adequately skilled and equipped workforce to care for a rapidly

Jobs Australia CEO Gives Grave Warning

Lina Caneva, Monday, 29th September 2014 -  The CEO of a major organisation for Not for Profit organisations who deliver employment services under existing Job Services Australia contracts has written an open letter to express…

TECHNOLOGY: The Benefits of Telework for NFPs

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 8th July 2014 -  Giving staff the chance to work outside the office has many advantages for community organisations, writes Jane Rawson from Infoxchange. As internet speeds improve and there are…


If We Are to Work to 70, We Need to Rethink Work

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th May 2014 -  As the Federal Government confirms its plans to increase the Australia’s retirement age to 70, Sue Richardson, Principal Research Fellow, National Institute of Labour Studies

BLOG Supporting the Sector’s ‘Talent’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 15th May 2014 - 
In a sector where much of that effectiveness comes from the people who work for charities, we need to be able to talk about those people and how we sustain them says Not for Profit…

Older Women Among Australia’s ‘Hidden Homeless’

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th April 2014 -  Older women in Australia are increasingly at risk of becoming homeless, primarily because of poverty and unaffordable housing, according to a new research report commissioned…

Dementia Care Skills Lacking – Senate Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th March 2014 -  A Senate Committee report has found the current aged-care workforce in Australia does not appear to have the skills and training to adequately support people living with dementia,…

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Employee Engagement: It’s All About People

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  It’s all about people. That was the message in the recently released white paper Workforce for Good – Employee Engagement in Sustainability and CSR, which outlined…

Not for Profit Super Funds Outperform

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th January 2014 -  The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees – AIST – says the latest statistics on the performance of Australian superannuation funds shows Not for Profit…

Jobs Trends Show Promising Year Ahead

Staff Reporter, Monday, 16th December 2013 -  Pro Bono Australia’s Jobs Board has experienced significant growth in the past year – doubling its website traffic and attracting 9000 new subscribers to its weekly…
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