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Professional fundraising peak body launches 2021 policy prioritiesBusinessRevenue - Fundraising
January 21, 2021

Professional fundraising peak body launches 2021 policies priorities 

The Fundraising Institute Australia announced its policy priorities for 2021, pushing for further fundraising red tape reduction and fundraising regulation across all states and territories. “Our 2021 policy priorities demonstrate our commitment to…
Manager Development: The Key to Building Resilience and Better Business PerformanceBusinessPrograms & Services
January 14, 2021

Manager Development: The Key to Building Resilience and Better Business Performance

Learn valuable management skills with Gallup's webinar designed to rebuild leaders and organisations for the new year and to inspire and engage employees. Hosted by Patrick Mieritz, Certified Gallup Global Strengths…
The Digital Divide Between CharitiesBusinessIT/Digital
January 14, 2021

The digital divide between charities

As 2021 begins, now is the time for charities to plan and set goals for the year ahead. Now more than ever, many charities will have to consider building their digital…
Rethinking the business of charityBusinessRevenue - Fundraising
December 23, 2020

Rethinking the business of charity

As the charity sector is struggling to rebuild itself following the destruction caused by the global pandemic, leaders are now challenged to rethink their traditional resources such as donors. Former…
A new approach to keeping charities in checkBusinessRevenue - Fundraising
December 17, 2020

A new approach to keeping charities in check

Commissioner Dr. Gary Johns, head of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has proposed plans to assist in relaxing the financial guidelines for more than 5000 small and medium charities. These…
Income Down, Stress Up in the Wake of the Pandemic Reveals New ReportMental HealthPersonal
December 1, 2020

Income Down, Stress Up in the Wake of the Pandemic Reveals New Report

Following the second phase of the RESET 2020 National Impact+Need Research Study, F&P discuss their key findings centered around frustration, exhaustion, anxiety, and stress. Other key findings show that general donations fell by 41%,…
Gallup’s Perspective on Employee Burnout: Causes and CuresPersonalWellness & Wellbeing
November 26, 2020

Gallup’s Perspective on Employee Burnout: Causes and Cures

Gallup has created a report based on their research of leading causes of burnout and how to stop it at its source. These studies revealed that the primary determinants of…
SDGs vital to Australia’s COVID-19 recoveryBusinessBusiness Goals
November 23, 2020

SDGs Vital to Australia’s COVID-19 Recovery

Probono reflects on a report conducted by the Monash Sustainable Development Institute that suggests Australia should model its COVID-19 recovery strategy on the sustainable development goals framework in order to…
Innovation for ImpactBusinessPeople & Culture
November 19, 2020

Innovation for Impact

"When he was the CEO of SRI International, Curtis Carlson presided over the conception and development of Siri, HDTV, and other groundbreaking innovations. Since then he has shared his approach…
Productivity Commission report into effect of mental illness reveals $220 billion annual cost to economyMental HealthPersonal
November 17, 2020

Productivity Commission Report Into Effect of Mental Illness Reveals $220 Billion Annual Cost to Economy

Examining the effects of mental health on economic participation and productivity, the Productivity Commission has comprised a report quantifying the financial costs. This final report made several recommendations including permanently…
Get Prepared for 2021: The Key Challenges and How to Tackle ThemBusinessBusiness Goals
November 16, 2020

Get Prepared for 2021: The Key Challenges and How to Tackle Them

After a difficult year, prepare yourself for 2021 with the Governance Institute of Australia's 2021 Survival Kit. Comprised of lessons from 2020. key challenges from leaders and top tips, this survival…
Cognitive Load Theory: Explaining Our Fight For Focus Mental HealthPersonal
November 13, 2020

Cognitive Load Theory: Explaining Our Fight For Focus 

Cognitive Load Theory provides a useful framework for understanding the different ways the pandemic can alter your mental function. Learning to understand the Cognitive Load Theory can assist in understanding and…