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A range of new and updated resources are now available online from Justice Connect's Not-for-Profit Law. The resources include a checklist for events, information on insolvency, a fact sheet on changing an organisation's structure from an incorporated association, and a guide to risk management.

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The GiveEasy Innovation Index outlines the innovation performance of the Australian not-for-profit sector. The Index, which was produced by GiveEasy, a company that creates mobile and online fundraising solutions, highlights current drivers and barriers to innovation success in the sector and offers tips on how to improve an organisation’s innovation capability.

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Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat. These four platforms have revolutionised contemporary communication channels. Among other things, they empower individuals and organisations to capture and share stories, spark and maintain international connections and build momentum to advocate for local community issues.

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ACOSS has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to invest in health, education and housing in the 2017–18 Budget, but has strongly criticised the government for a mindset that it says demonises and impoverishes people who are unemployed and otherwise disadvantaged. ACOSS was also critical of housing-related superannuation tax measures.

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This article by Better Boards is intended to be the beginning of a discussion: a pathway to opening up the discourse on what attributes, beyond pure technical skills, individual boards must possess in order to help their organisations thrive in a world that is constantly changing and is, to put it simply, unpredictable.

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Australia’s smallest charities account for more than a third of the charity sector, according to a new report released today by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM highlighted the significant contribution that “extra small” charities make to the sector and the wider community.

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The corporate and not-for-profit sectors are lagging behind the public sector in terms of whistleblower protection policies, new data shows. The data, contained in a report into different whistleblower policies by Griffith University professors A. J. Brown and Sandra Lawrence, shows the Commonwealth government,