All · Advocacy · Associations · Charitable Organisations · Destinations · Events · Finance · Fundraising · Governance · HR · IT · Jobs · Leadership · Legal · Marketing · Membership · Paperwork · Social Enterprise · Volunteers/VolunteeringYvonne Stewart, Senior Manager, Brand and Communications at The Benevolent Society challenges popular belief on not-for-profit spending in a candid opinion piece. Howard Ralley, National Director, FebFast explores how one simple idea generated $5.6 million in six years and – through continued innovation – shows no signs of slowing. Third Sector Editor Sarah Harding sat down with Queensland University of Technology Professor Helen Irvine to discuss her study Accountability beyond the headlines: Why not-for-profit organisations need to communicate their own expenditure stories. Mon, 29 September 2014 Third Sector is pleased to provide you with access to the inaugural Digital Edition thanks to the support of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Northern Territory Convention Bureau. Thu, 18 September 2014 In a speech delivered at NSW Parliament House last week, Social Ventures Australia CEO, Michael Traill AM, urged a rethink of the way the Australian community funds social change. Wed, 20 August 2014 The leading professional development conference for the Australian not-for-profit sector, Third Sector Expo will be held at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne on 23–24 March 2015. Wed, 14 May 2014 The abolishment of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has been confirmed. A program promoting philanthropy through collaboration to be launched. Both the disability and community sectors are set to receive funding. Mon, 12 May 2014 Professor Peter Shergold has observed a fundamental shift in the relationship between the public, private and third sectors over the past few decades, and shares with Third Sector his vision for a functional and beneficial harmony between all three. Thu, 24 April 2014 Didn’t make it to Third Sector Expo 2014, or made it but missed some sessions? Not a problem. You can now view the conference as it unfolded with live footage of speakers including questions and answers. Mon, 14 April 2014 In its third year running, Third Sector Expo connected delegates from across Australia to discuss and reflect on hot topics, innovations and emerging trends currently impacting the not-for-profit sector. Wed, 2 April 2014 Not-for-profit organisations overseas are increasingly focusing on outcomes to attract better investment, according to Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie. Wed, 12 March 2014 Applications are now open for a number of 2014 community grants, offered by Australia Post, the National Library of Australia and NRMA Insurance. Wed, 12 February 2014 Tom Dawkins, Director of StartSomeGood, will reveal how crowdfunding is evolving, what lies in its future, and how you can use it to give your not-for-profit a competitive edge at Third Sector Expo 2014, to be held from 3–4 April at the Hilton on the Park, Melbourne. Thu, 30 January 2014 Third Sector is pleased to announce Susan Murray, CEO of Suicide Prevention Australia, David Crosbie, CEO of the Community Council of Australia and Elliot Costello, Co-Founder and CEO of YGAP as speakers at Third Sector Expo 2014. Wed, 15 January 2014 Optus RockCorps, a youth volunteering initiative, is seeking expressions of interest from charities and community organisations that would benefit from a community centre transformation. Wed, 18 December 2013 To commemorate 50 years of philanthropy in Australia, The Ian Potter Foundation has announced a $4 million anniversary grants program for 2014. Wed, 4 December 2013 Find out how your organisation can use social financing to deliver a social dividend and an economic return at Criterion Conferences two-day conference on 19-20 March 2014 in Melbourne. Wed, 4 December 2013 Third Sector knows how important it is for not-for-profits to be armed with the right resources. That’s why, for a limited time we are offering all five e-guides to add to your organisation’s resource library when you subscribe to Third Sector. Thu, 28 November 2013 Register by Friday 29 November to attend the event that shapes the sector for only $189*! Thu, 14 November 2013 Third Sector is offering you the chance to win a ticket to Connecting Up’s Fundraising Forum in your state when you subscribe to Third Sector magazine before Friday 15 November. Wed, 23 October 2013 Make sure you have the right banking solution for your organisation - download Third Sector's FREE Ultimate Guide to Not-For-profit Banking. Wed, 23 October 2013 We know that it’s easier sometimes to read on the go, so that’s why we’re providing all our subscribers with a digital copy of Third Sector at no extra cost. Abby Clemence, Managing Director at Infinity Sponsorship, explores how leveraging a corporate partner’s brand power can provide big opportunities for smaller not-for-profits. It’s the ever-present challenge of the not-for-profit organisation – to remain accountable for financial actions with limited accounting expertise.