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    Board & GovernanceBusinessRevenue - FundraisingRevenue - Other
    June 30, 2022

    Paying Directors in the Not-for-profit Sector

    The world has changed – people work longer hours and have less time to contribute, the retirement age has risen, and everyone is busier than ever – but this view of the way boards…
    BusinessPeople & CultureWorkplace
    June 30, 2022

    The World’s Workplace Is Broken — Here’s How to Fix It

    Improving life at work isn't rocket science, but the world is closer to colonizing Mars than it is to fixing the world's broken workplaces.​ Stakeholder capitalists think they have the solution. Using environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics, they encourage…
    Board & GovernanceBusinessPeople & Culture
    June 30, 2022

    The value of working in the charities sector

    For most charities the challenge is to survive into the future and continue making a difference. Within this broader existential challenge, the problem currently keeping charity CEOs awake at night is their capacity to attract and retain quality…
    Board & GovernanceBusiness
    June 30, 2022

    Liberal MP uses charity’s testimonial on flyer distributed during election campaign without its consent

    A charity has demanded a Queensland Liberal MP stop using a testimonial in promotional material, saying it did not consent to its use.​ In a pamphlet titled “What are locals really saying about…
    Board & GovernanceBusinessRevenue - Fundraising
    June 30, 2022

    Pursuing purpose in times of politics

    Recent weeks have seen some charities making headlines for operating outside of the usual advocacy borders. Guide Dogs Victoria launched an internal investigation after its CEO gave a ringing printed endorsement of…
    BusinessLeadershipPeople & CulturePersonal
    June 30, 2022

    7 Strategies To Retain Culture In A Downturn

    We are in uncertain times. It is normal to look within your business, and start thinking about the future. Culture should be the number one thing, you look to bolster during challenging times.​ A global health crisis…
    Board & GovernanceBusiness
    June 30, 2022

    Charity cries foul over unauthorised LNP election endorsement

    Pyjama Foundation chief executive Bronwyn Sheehan appeared to offer an endorsement of LNP MP Trevor Evans in an election flyer distributed to Brisbane voters. But the charity says it was blindsided by the election flyer.​ In a…
    Board & GovernanceBusiness
    June 30, 2022

    Liberal MP removes a Lifeline chief executive from campaign flyers

    Liberal frontbencher Paul Fletcher has removed a Lifeline chief executive from his campaign flyers after Lifeline Australia “firmly reminded” her of the rules about charities being involved in political endorsements.​ Wendy Carver,…
    Board & GovernanceBusinessRevenue - Fundraising
    June 30, 2022

    Commissioner’s Column: Campaigning and Advocacy during an Election Campaign

    As everyone would be aware, there has been a lot of discussion and debate surrounding the activities of charities in the lead-up to the Federal election. Much of that discussion has centred on what is…
    PersonalWork-Life Balance
    June 30, 2022

    How to say no.

    31 templates to help you say no in any situation. Read more here
    BusinessIT/Digital
    June 30, 2022

    Technology Corner – How do we get started with Cybersecurity?

    Digital Armour Corporation is providing monthly information to educate our NPA community. This month Maria shares 'How do we get started with Cybersecurity?' Read more here
    Board & GovernanceBusinessRevenue - Fundraising
    June 9, 2022

    Australian Charities Report – 8th Edition

    This Australian Charities Report is the annual analysis of the information received from charities in their Annual Information Statements. This is the 8th edition. Read more here