In the light of Susan Pascoe’s departure and the possibility that the ACNC’s future is once again under threat, The Long Road to Charity Reform may be even longer than Robert Fitzgerald suggested in his interview for Pro Bono News.
Karen Mahlab writes of the departure of Susan Pascoe from the ACNC with deep concern. In Transparency + Trust = ACNC she points out the achievements of the ACNC and questions why a very new conservative minister, Assistant Minister Michael Sukkar...
There have been Calls to Support Charity Regulator as ACNC Commissioner Steps Aside.
“The not-for-profit sector performs a vital role delivering services that meet important social needs.It provides a voice for some of our most disadvantaged groups and individuals.” The Case For Mandating Governance Training For NFP Boards
Salvation Army’s national Economic Social Impact Survey 2017 has been released exploring “the challenges, barriers, and levels of disadvantage experienced by people accessing our Emergency Relief services.” Its key finding relate to cost of living, housing and home
The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) is developing a TEI Sector Assistance Strategy (Strategy), to assist existing funded services transition to the new Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) Program. As part of developing the Strategy, FACS has engaged ARTD consultants to survey existing TEI funded services on what type of assistance will be important for them to participate...
Liquor and Gaming NSW is reviewing the process that helps control gaming machine numbers within venues and local areas and reduces harms linked to problem gambling. They are calling for submissions from community groups to provide input into the review.
AHURI invites you to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 29 June 2017 for their next one-day conference - Affordability and liveability in our cities. This is a national conversation, and policy-makers and practitioners from across Australia are encouraged to attend.
Be quick! Applications for both awards close at midnight on 30 June 2017.
The value of philanthropy is an interesting question, on the hand, why should the wealthy be able to use their money to influence social change, particularly as they are not democratically accountable. On the other hand ‘philanthropic dollars can be used in a very different way to government dollars, precisely because they are not subject to the same sort of accountability’.