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04 July 2017

Supporting vulnerable children to be a healthy weight is an issue of significant concern for our sector judging by the attendance at a forum last Wednesday hosted by NCOSS, in partnership with Uniting and Cancer Council NSW.

04 July 2017

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...

04 July 2017

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 Enhan...

04 July 2017

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...

04 July 2017

Using funding as a way to control advocacy is not just an issue in Australia.  The Lobbying Act in the UK with associated and extensive red tape provisions is now being seen as requiring, at the very least, significant reform with one leading environmental group describing it as a “democratic car crash”  David Crosbie , Community Council of Australia recommends...

04 July 2017

The Australian Human Rights Commission president Professor Gillian Triggs at Progress 2017 launched Defending democracy: Safeguarding independent community voices.  At a time when the outcome from the review of the Deductible Gift Recipient tax status could be the silencing of the environmental...

04 July 2017

Collaboration can be more than just working together to meet each other’s needs – it can also provide an environment that enables creativity and more interesting solutions. Creative vs.

04 July 2017

Unleashing Social Sector Creativity with Design observes that “Innovations that truly make leaps are not easy.

04 July 2017

There’s a great public sector job going: a statutory appointment to lead a relatively new, award-winning independent regulator that enjoys strong support from a fiercely loyal group of key stakeholders. An ability to fill the incumbent’s big shoes and maintain that stakeholder support will be highly regarded. Must be available to start in October....

04 July 2017

The search for the secret sauce for innovation culture. "Have you ever wondered what makes some organisations innovative while others use the best available techniques and advice but just can’t make it stick?

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