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The ABS’ Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) ranks areas in Australia according to relative socio-economic advantage and disadvantage. SEIFA can help governments, communities and businesses determine areas needing additional funding and improved services, identify potential business opportunities, and research the relationship

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The Australian Council of Social Service has cautioned that introducing further competition into human services provision carried significant risk, in response to the tabling of the Productivity Commission’s report 'Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services: Reforms to Human Services'.

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Anglicare Australia has called on the government to take urgent action on tax breaks and concessions in the next budget. The calls follow the release of 'The Cost of Privilege', a report commissioned by Anglicare Australia and prepared by Per Capita.

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Grant-making charities provide more than $4 billion annually in grants and donations, and hold more than $56 billion in assets, according to new research released by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). 'Australia’s Grant-making Charities in 2016', a sub-report of the 'Australian Charities Report 2016', was produced by the ACNC

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Over half of all first-time donors will not give a second gift. A donor’s experience after that initial gift is crucial in determining whether or not they will become recurring supporters. In order to build strong relationships, nonprofits must optimize the donor experience - the path of a donor’s engagements, interactions, and activities with the organisation that can ultimately

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Amendments to the Privacy Act introducing the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme has commenced. The NDB scheme applies to all organisations currently required to take steps to secure personal information, including but not limited to businesses and not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover of $3 million, health service providers,

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The result of a joint research project by RMIT and CPA Australia, this report identifies and assesses the dynamics among the key motivations, risks, barriers and opportunities associated with mergers and acquisitions in the Australian not-for-profit human services sector.

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Concerns about Australian charities rose by 42% in 2017, according to a new report released by the national charity regulator. The Charity Compliance Report 2017, produced by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), reported that almost 1,700 concerns were raised about charities in 2017, up from 1,192 complaints in 2016.

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This ABC's Focus episode looks at why fundraising has become so aggressive, and if charities need to reinvent themselves and merge with others. Taking part in this discussion is CEO of Anglicare WA Ian Carter, Volunteering WA CEO Tina Williams and Nicholas Hookway, a sociology lecturer at the University of Tasmania.