The Human-Centred Design online training workshop is a free resource by the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation and FutureGov designed to build capability across the non-government sector.
Community Sector News
The NSW Human Services Agreement (HSA) was adopted on 1 August 2017. The HSA was developed by the NSW Government Social Innovation Council (SIC), with considerable consultation, to empower the NGO sector by making it easier for the sector to do business with government and creating more transparent funding arrangements.
The NSW Law Reform Commission is seeking your feedback on draft proposals for the Guardianship Review.
Our friends at Digital Storytellers, a purpose-driven filmmaking agency, want to help you find, make, edit, and share your own stories using everyday, affordable and accessible technology, like the smartphone in your pocket.
Designed by the Social Innovation Council, the NGO Benchmarking model went live last week after public consultations earlier in the year. NGOs have six weeks to complete a voluntary self-assessment starting on 21 August 2017.
The 2017 ACOSS National Conference, in partnership with VCOSS, is the event where community leaders, policy and decision makers, practitioners, academics and people with lived experience come together to collectively tackle the issues driving poverty and inequality in Australia. This year's theme is Australia in 2030: Creating the future we want.
What are the opportunities for investment in non-profit organisations? Recent work suggests that the possibilities are broader than first imagined. Pushing the Boundaries of Impact Investing looks at global health research and development where nonprofit organisations have explored and appear to be having success in attracting impact investment.
Cocreation or co-design is being seen by governments, philanthropists, nonprofits and community groups as s a way to engage a wider community in tackling pressing problems but few appear to be resulting in bold innovation. How Cocreation Can Enhance Innovation looks at what may be discouraging progress.
Learn to love complaints, it's free feedback. The simple advice is respond quickly, clearly and flexibly. The Victorian Ombudsman’s new good practice guide for complaints relating to human rights issues is designed to help state and local government agencies effectively deal with these complaints. However it is just as relevant to community service organisations.