A survey commissioned by the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) is currently being undertaken on behalf of the COSS Network. The aim of the Australian Community Sector Survey 2019 is to determine how the community sector is currently faring, and what is needed to improve capacity and impact. All staff in community sector organisations in Australia are invited to…

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The Climate Council has been awarded 2019 Charity of the Year for the Cities Power Partnership program at the Australian Charity Awards. The Cities Power Partnership, established by the Climate Council in 2017 is a local government climate alliance, with 105 councils representing over 11 million people. The Charity of the Year award recognises the role Climate Council plays in…

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Friends with Dignity has been recognised for Outstanding Achievement in the Australian Charity Awards 2019. The Australian Charity Awards were established to identify, recognise and reward organisations for the exceptional work undertaken through their charitable activities. Friends with Dignity is a national NFP organisation focused on providing a platform for anyone to volunteer, and in turn change the perception and…

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Vicks is partnering with Mission Australia in the ‘Touch of Care’ donation campaign where every purchase of Vicks products at Coles until September 2019 will see a donation go to Mission Australia. The donations made to Mission Australia will help provide vital support and care to people experiencing homelessness in Australia. To learn more about the campaign click here.

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Qantas is offering $1 million in grants each year over the next five years to charities, organisations, causes, projects and individuals that help deliver direct services or benefits to regional communities. The Regional Grants Program will provide financial, flight and marketing support to community groups and organisations. For more information click here.

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The 2019 CEOs Summit, hosted by Better Boards, will focus on strategies for CEOs to maintain successful working relationships with their board. Presentations aim to support leadership outcomes with the program mainly focusing on making connections, sharing knowledge and formulating practical solutions. The Summit will be held on 2 August 2019 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Further information…

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Pink Hope and The Langham hotel in Sydney have partnered to create Australia’s first charity room, The Pink Hope Suite. An evening in the suite is available for $900 per night, with all proceeds going to the Pink Hope charity. The charity supports women and families who are at risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. Click here for more…

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The 2019 ACOSS National Conference will focus on research and developments in economic and public policy, with particular emphasis on poverty and inequality in Australia. The conference offers attendees to partake in learning and development opportunities, knowledge exchange and networking with representatives from the sector, government and business. The conference will be held in Canberra on 26-27 November 2019. Click…

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Third Sector Awards 2019

The Third Sector awards presents an occasion for celebrating and recognising best NFP practice in Australia. This year’s Third Sector Awards theme is “Avant-gade”, focusing on the sectors’ evolving, innovative and experimental ideas. Categories include: CEO of the Year Emerging Leader of the Year Board Director of the Year Campaign/marketing executive of the Year Volunteer of the Year Young Leader…

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The 2019 Pro Bono Salary Survey contains detailed analysis of 1,400 verified data sets of remuneration levels in the NFP and social sector. The Survey Report allows you to compare sectors, operating budget, location, number of employees and more. For more information click here.

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