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Charities Cautioned to Avoid Cash Crisis

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 6th December 2016 -  The idea that charities should not make a profit is a myth, according to the national charity regulator which is calling on not for profits to maintain cash reserves and avoid a cash

NFP Directors Getting on With Growth in Uncertain Times

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 1st December 2016 -  Australian directors from across the not-for-profit and business sectors are planning to go for growth in 2017, despite a year of unprecedented uncertainty and concerns over government…

Too Many Charities in Australia? Regulator Says No

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 20th October 2016 -  With over 54,000 charities currently registered in Australia the national charity regulator has been wrestling with the question of whether there are too many charities and decided…

NFP Boards Must Look Towards Strategic Stewardship

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th October 2016 -  The latest research from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) reveals that not-for-profit boards are spending too much time on operational issues at the expense

NFP Coalition Calls for Urgent Fundraising Law Reform

Lina Caneva, Monday, 19th September 2016 -  The current state of fundraising regulation in Australia is inconsistent, fragmented, outdated and rarely enforced and is in need of urgent major reform, according to a coalition…

Not for Profits Must Make a Profit

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 1st September 2016 -  Almost half of Australia’s Not for Profit organisations expect to only break-even or make a loss over the next three years. The 2016 NFP Governance and Performance Study, from the

NFP Directors Want Parliament to Prioritise Health and Education

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 30th August 2016 -  A growing number of directors want the federal government to address health and education in the short term, according to the latest sentiment index. The Director Sentiment Index,…


NFPs in the Market

Lucas Ryan, Tuesday, 2nd August 2016 -  Lucas Ryan, Not for Profit policy advisor at the Australian Institute of Company Directors, explains why Australia’s Not for Profits need better regulation to help them flourish

Participate in Australia’s Largest NFP Governance and Performance Study

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th May 2016 -  The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ (AICD) NFP Governance and Performance Study is an important initiative that helps to identify and explore the current challenges

Directors Put Case for NFP Reform

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 -  The peak body for company directors in Australia is calling for a national reform agenda for Not for Profit organisations around regulation, the harmonisation of the definition

Scourge of ‘Short-termism’ for NFP Boards

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 3rd March 2016 -  Excessive “short-termism” is the scourge of the modern boardroom and pervades all organisations including Not for Profit boards, a national governance summit has been told. The…

Company Directors on NFP Tax Issues

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 11th June 2015 -  The Australian Institute of Company Directors has made a submission to the Tax White Paper Task Force with a focus on  the taxation arrangements in the Not for Profit sector as…
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