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NFP Delegates Chosen for International Women’s Forum

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th February 2013 -  Four women selected from the Not for Profit sector will join the Minister for the Status of Women, Julie Collins in representing Australia at the 57th Session of the United Nations…

International Aid for Syria Exceeds Targets

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st January 2013 - 
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses opening of the International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe  Countries and regional organisations,…

Call for Skilled Volunteers on International Volunteer Day

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th December 2012 - 
Volunteers are being sought for projects in developing countries. Picture: Not for Profit organisations around the country are calling on skilled…

NDIS Legislation Unveiled

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th November 2012 -  The Federal Government has released the draft National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Bill, ahead of its introduction into Parliament, but the draft has already come under…

Education Failure in Developing Countries – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 16th October 2012 - 
©UNESCO/D. Willetts, School children in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya Twenty percent of young people in developing countries fail to complete primary school and lack skills…

‘Day of the Girl’ Goes Global

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 11th October 2012 - 
Khamma Devi uses posters and illustrated aids to explain the issues relating to child marriage for girls in the Himmatpura Village, Jodhpur District, Rajasthan.
Photo: Anita Khemka,

Australia’s Failed Disability Report Card

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th August 2012 - 
Photo: A coalition of major disability organisations claims Australia is failing to meet the basic rights of people with a disability in…

Changemakers – Alan McLean

Staff Reporter, Monday, 27th August 2012 -  Alan McLean, CEO of RedR Australia, is profiled in Changemakers – a regular column which examines inspiring people and their careers in the Not for Profit sector. Having entered…

Saving Lives at Sea: the asylum seeker expert academic panel reports

Staff Reporter, Friday, 3rd August 2012 -  A panel of academic experts at The Conversation has drafted a statement outlining what it says is a fair, humane and workable policy approach to asylum seekers losing their lives at

Social Investment Pioneer Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th July 2012 -  The Principles for Social Investment Secretariat (PSIS) is calling on businesses in Australia and worldwide to showcase best practice in social investment in 2012. Launched at…

Bucket Run To Highlight World Water Issues

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th July 2012 -  Fundraising Fun Runs across Australia are not new but two Melbourne engineers will compete in this years Run Melbourne event each carrying a bucket of water to raise funds for the Not…

Global Failure of Human Rights Leadership Extends to Australia – Amnesty

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th May 2012 - 
Amnesty International Australia National Director Claire Mallinson launches the organisation's report on the state of the world's human rights. 
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