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Key names you need to know in Federal Parliament

Angus Crowther and Rory Parker,
08 August 2022

Angus Crowther and Rory Parker provide this handy guide to some of the key names our sector needs to know in Federal Parliament. With the first sitting week of the 47th Parliament done and dusted, we’ve been given a glimpse into what we can expect for the next few years.


Focus on politics: Queensland

Angus Crowther,
08 August 2022

Angus and Rory do a deep dive into Queensland politics and some of the "shocking" results. But were they? Queensland. Beautiful one day, confusing the next.


Help us take our message of data equality to the world

Kristi Mansfield,
03 August 2022

The need to address data and information asymmetries – and their resulting inequalities of political and economic power – is emerging as among the most urgent ethical challenges of our era.


How to end up with the best hand after a shuffle

Angus Crowther + Rory Parker,
03 August 2022

We reveal the ace that social purpose organisations need to keep up their sleeves following changes in government.


Focus on politics: Victoria

Neil Pharaoh,
05 July 2022

This week we’re turning our attention to state politics. Neil Pharaoh takes a deep dive into Victoria, the parliament, people, and the election due on 26 November this year.


5 steps to create a digital fundraising campaign

Kristi Mansfield,
05 July 2022

This resource is useful for smaller foundations and not-for-profits with lean teams seeking to increase smaller charitable donations through their marketing efforts. Or, for larger organisations seeking to move away from traditional marketing outreach toward lower-cost digital channels.


Did we have a “Greenslide” or a “One Nation / Palmer / Katter slide” this election?

Neil Pharaoh,
28 June 2022

As the dust settles on the election and the new government rapidly finds its way, Neil takes a step back to review one of the quirks of this election: The minor party votes on either side of the political divide.


The power of storytelling in partnerships

Linda Garnett,
08 June 2022

When I was a little girl there was a TV series in the UK called Jackanory. It ran for no more than 15 mins in the afternoon during the kids’ shows. It was a simple format with a presenter sitting on a chair reading a book to camera. For a little while each day we were transported to different lands, had new adventures and met new characters. It started a lifelong love of books among many children and Jackanory became a much-loved icon of British TV.


How does government debt affect social purpose organisations?

Neil Pharaoh,
02 June 2022

Federal government debt is on track to hit $1 trillion in coming years. As election sparring heats up, both major parties claim they’re best to manage it. But how does debt affect the social purpose sector?


Labor has won, so what now for the NFP and social purpose space?

Neil Pharaoh,
02 June 2022

Anthony Albanese is to be sworn in as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister, and Labor is on track for majority government. What does this mean for policy, advocacy, campaigning and engagement for the year ahead?


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