Private sector threat

Private sector threat

Private Sector Threat The Private Sector Threat to the not-for-profit sector, particularly in the disability area has begun to surface.  It may only be a small example, but the threat is real.  It was reported...

Changing Market Forces

Changing Market Forces

Changing Market Forces Changing market forces are having a significant impact on the not-for-profit sector, starting with disability organisations. As the implementation of a National Disability Insurance Scheme begins, there is a real danger that...

Not-for-profit must be redefined

Not-for-profit must be redefined

Not-for-profit must be redefined Not-for-profit is a term that carries considerable baggage and it is harming charities ability to deliver services, raise awareness and find cures.  For all its intended good, not-for-profit as a sector...

Communication options

Communication options

Communication Options The best way to start the new year off is by exploring communication options.  Seriously, exploring communication options now while your mind is fresh is a lot easier than when you find yourself...

Not-for-profits Commission – good or bad?

Not-for-profits Commission – good or bad?

Not-for-profits Commission – good or bad? The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is fighting for its existence before it even begins.  The establishment of this regulatory authority is embroiled in a political debate that...

Charities are misunderstood

Charities are misunderstood

Charities are misunderstood Charities are misunderstood because they are often bad at marketing and fail to communicate the fundamentals of how they operate.  I realise this is a bold generalist statement that will have many...

Social media in a changing world

Social media in a changing world

Social media in a changing world Social media is often referred to as the shining light in a changing world.  The question is whether social media is leading the change or whether social media is...