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11 May 2017

Two articles from Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Collaboration Game: Solving the Puzzle of Nonprofit Partnership and...

11 May 2017

The Australian Institute of Company Directors released it’s Director Sentiment Index. More than 30% of the survey respondents were directors in the NGO sector. It found that Australia’s board directors are more confident than they have been in the past six years.

11 May 2017

According to an article in Harvard Business Review A face-to-face request is 34 times more successful than an email, recent research has shown that people overestimate their ability to be persuasive in writing and underestimate how effective they can be talking face-to-face.

11 May 2017

There are almost 19,00 charities with incomes under $50,00 per annum but when considered as a group, they had a combined income of more than $300 million in 2015, held assets worth more than $5 billion, and employed over 26,000 staff and 436,000 volunteers.  The report,...

11 May 2017

Last week NCOSS members and other stakeholders came together to hear about innovative initiatives securing better outcomes for vulnerable children  as part of the NCOSS New Perspectives Forum: The Early Years.

10 May 2017

Last night’s Budget saw the announcement of a new National Housing and Homelessness Agreement to replace the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA). The good news is that the new agreement will include $375 million of homelessness funding, incorporating funding from the NPAH and securing it for three years from 2018-19.

10 May 2017

Last Thursday, a Bill reinstating the requirement for nursing home to have a Registered Nurse on duty at all times unanimously passed the NSW Upper House. It is due to be introduced to the Lower House tomorrow.

NCOSS welcomes this result, which prioritises patient safety over the regulatory burden on the aged care system.

10 May 2017

NCOSS made a letter of submission to the recently released draft regulations governing point to point transport this week. Last year the Government made changes that effectively legalised ride-sharing services and introduced a range of related measures designed to increase competition in point to point services like taxis, hire cares and ride-sharing.

08 May 2017

Amantha Imber, in a TED talk last year in Melbourne asked: Can you design an innovation culture? Innovation is often only associated with creative or artistic people but her observation is that there is actually a science behind innovation supported by a strong evidence-base.

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