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Lego Enterprise Assists Autistic Children

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  A new social enterprise in Melbourne has opened its doors to LEGO enthusiasts with the aim of creating a community for kids who struggle to socialise, including children with autism…

Funding Secures Real Future for Young Job Seekers

Staff Reporter, Friday, 7th March 2014 -  The Beacon Foundation has secured enough funding to deliver an expansion of the Real Futures Generation program that will support 1500 disadvantaged young Australians find work.…

Opinion

Creating a Thriving Social Enterprise Sector in Australia

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  The Social Innovation Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Alliance (SIEEA) has developed a Manifesto as a means of collectively advocating for itself and developing its own narrative

Social Ventures Chief Takes on New Role

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th February 2014 -  Evidence based funding is becoming more mainstream in Australia but there is still a long way to go, says the founder of Social Ventures Australia, Michael Traill. Traill’s…

Opinion

Charities Still Waiting to be Heard?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th February 2014 -  Any doubt that charities are the little people in political discourse and national policy debates is being clearly dispelled by the Coalition Government’s continued enthusiasm

Time’s Right for NFPs to Think About Merging – Debate

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th February 2014 -    Foundation for Young Australians CEO Jan Owen. World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello. The time is right for healthy Not for Profits to think about mergers and acquisitions,…

Mums to Stop Work Over Childcare Subsidy Cuts – Survey

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th February 2014 -  Australian working mums will take a hit if childcare subsidies are reduced, a national survey by a major Not for Profit early learning and care provider has revealed. Mission Australia’s…

Opinion

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Collective Impact 2014 – Why Philanthropists and Business Should Be There

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 15th January 2014 -  The cohort of ‘early adopters’ of Collective Impact must move beyond community and government leaders and include more philanthropists and business leaders, according

Spotlight

High-end Healthcare – For Good

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 15th January 2014 -  A luxury incarnation of an everyday service promises to balance healthcare in suburbs where rich and poor live side-by-side, writes journalist Nadia Boyce. Six months ago, Melbourne’s…

Social Ventures Australia Appoints QLD Director

Staff Reporter, Monday, 13th January 2014 -  Not for Profit Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has appointed Dr Mark Herbertt as its Queensland Director. Dr Herbett has held significant roles in the Not for Profit, private and…

Investment Readiness Critical for Social Enterprises

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 30th October 2013 -  A lack of investment-readiness is hindering growth in financing and investment access for Australian social enterprises, presentations at a Sydney conference have revealed.…

The Size of the Enterprise Debate

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th October 2013 -  Debaters participating in the showpiece event at a Sydney conference came to one consensus – size does matter when it comes to social enterprise. Adjudicated by Former Democrat…
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