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Sector news blog: Frequently updated developments in the community sector – March 2020 > current

Top treasurers awarded for hard work and financial wizardry – August 2021

Pandemic pressure: Not-for-profits struggle while Australians commit to giving more - June 2021

Communities in Control conference 2021 a spark to ‘Think Bigger: Fix Everything’ – May 2021

Back your giving campaign with GiveNow’s Giving Facts snapshot – April 2021

The Big Rethink: NFPs must change fundraising focus in the covid-19 era – April 2021

Communities in Control 2020 shows communities are more important than ever – November 2020

Innovation Lab wins not-for-profit tech award – November 2020

Our Community calls on govt to ‘get off its @r$e and fix fundraising – September 2020

World first- ‘Donation Dollar’ is a charity boost – September 2020

Top NFP thinkers lay out covid-19 priorities – August 2020

Diploma goes online: Top NFP leader training now available anywhere, anytime – June 2020

Save Our Sector: Our pledge to not-for-profits during pandemic – March 2020

Our Community’s Giving Tuesday generates fundraising innovation by groups - Dec 2019

NFP Roadmap study: Rethink what you know about NFP governance - December 2019

Our Community hosts talks for charities blueprint – November 2019

Our Community recognised as a force for good in B-Corp best for community mentions – September 2019

Sports clubs shine in awards for Australia's best community treasurers - September 2019

Top grantmakers shine a light on our funding future - August 2019

Study of $100m donations pool reveals gender trends - July 2019

Good Jobs Great HR, the web resource for NFP managers - June 2019

Numbers prove LGBTIQ+ funding falls short – April 2019

Communities in Control conference 2019, May 20 - 21, Melbourne - May 2019

OUR COMMUNITY WELCOMES ALP'S CHARITY POLICY - May 2019

Our Community crunches numbers around funding to LGBTIQ+ causes in Australia - April 2019

GiveNow takes a global leadership role - February 2019

Introducing the Future 500 Leaders governance scholarship - November 2018

Our Community is named "Best for Community", again - June 2018

Communities in Control conference, May 28 - 29, Melbourne - May 2018

Child safety toolkit to protect kids - April 2018

Our Community backs new charity complaints process - April 2018

Landmark property venture set to accelerate Australia's social change agenda: - February 2018

Meet the new Community Directors Council: - January 2018

Our Community to boycott Australia Day in support of moves to change the date - January 2018

Susan Pascoe to chair new Community Directors Council - September 2017

Study into $56B sector highlights grants waste - July 2017

Good Governance for the Arts: Register now for Webinars and Workshops - April 2017

Donation trends revealed in landmark report - December 2016

Women's governance scholarship winners announced - November 2016

Our Community launches grants data revolution - November 2016

Our Community seeks applications for data transformation reference group - November 2016

2016 Treasurers' Awards winners announced - October 2016

Our Community named among Best in World for Community - September 2016

Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly to deliver landmark social justice oration - May 2016

Celebrating Community Directors  -  the Super Heroes Who Walk Among Us - April 2016

It's time to throw out the old boys of the Council for the Order of Australia - February 2016

NFP Finance & Governance Insights Media Release and PDF - December 2015

Groundbreaking new book overturns sex trafficking myths - August 2015

Our Community's tribute to The Honourable Joan Kirner AC - May 2015

Our Community named among world's best businesses for community impact - April 2015

2015 Commonwealth Bank Treasurers' Awards Launched - February 2015

Our Community becomes a B Corp - February 2015

$1.1 million flows in for good causes during December, but donors getting stingier - January 2015

Pozible & GiveNow partnership expands not-for-profits' access to funding, slashes red tape - May 2014

GiveNow launches appeal that keeps on giving - April 2014

Institute of Community Directors Australia launched - February 2014

Abbott urged to declare community sector "open for business" - November 2013

A Step Towards a Statutory Definition of Charity - July 2013

Changes to the Funding Centre  -  information for EasyGrants and Raising Funds subscribers - March 2013

Diversity of community sector revealed in 2012 Treasurers' Awards winners - November 2012

Disaster giving highlighted as Australia's annual celebration of giving gets under way - November 2012

Our Community Statement: Sector should stand behind the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission - October 2012

Former Victorian Premier Joan Kirner AM delivers landmark social justice oration - May 2012

CENTRAL VICTORIAN JOBS PROJECT WINS INAUGURAL SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD - May 2012

New Christmas catalogue offers alternative to orgy of consumption - November 2011

Kookaburra Awards celebrate those who squawk loudest and longest - November 2011

Women roll up their sleeves to keep community finances safe - June 2011

Searching for Australia's greatest community treasurers - February 2011

New campaign launched to boost the number of female Order of Australia recipients - January 2011

Winners of the 2010 Photo Bank Awards announced - December 2010

Getting the good word on great gifts - November 2010

Melbourne community groups ride through economic crisis - October 2010

Taking tax time giving out of the shoebox and onto the Net - June 2010

2010 Kookaburra Award Winners Announced - May 2010

Our Community Foundation & Westpac win Community Leadership Award - May 2010

Treasuring our Treasurers  -  2010 award winners announced - May 2010

'Tis not the season for giving this Christmas - November 2009

5000 pharmacies, Telstra Foundation and Our Community tell Australians: "Join In, Join Up!" - November 2009

Community Groups Feel Economic Heat - October 2009

Former refugee named 2009 Community Worker Award Winner - September 2009

Two community groups named Community Idol 2009 - June 2009

Australia's 2009 Community Idol Finalists Announced - June 2009

Communities meet to find solutions, not problems, at Communities in Control 2009 - June 2009

Eleven community groups win commendations in Westpac Community Idol competition 2009 - June 2009

Awards paint picture of community in action - April 2009

Our Community named in 'SMART 100' Index - April 2009

Australia's top treasurers revealed - March 2009

GENEROUS AUSTRALIANS STILL KEEN TO GIVE - December 2008

GIVING AN EASY KEY TO STRESS - FREE CHRISTMAS - December 2008

AUSTRALIANS IGNORE ECONOMIC GLOOM TO KEEP GIVING - December 2008

AUSSIES' SPIRIT OF GIVING ALIVE AND WELL - December 2008

AUSTRALIANS URGED TO THINK OF THEIR COMMUNITY DURING AUSTRALIAN GIVING WEEK - December 2008

CEO'S CHRISTMAS COMPASSION CHALLENGE -  December 2008

PROMINENT AUSTRALIANS OFFER GIVING TIPS -  December 2008

In search of Australia's best community treasurers - July 2008

The Town That Could: Community Group Blyth Regional Cinema Named Australia's Newest Community Idol - June 2008

Our Community rides the waves of success: 'Cool Company' award adds to a growinåçg list of achievements - October 2007

Online Giving Auction Highlights Importance of Giving - December 2006

Australian Giving Week 2006  -  December 4 - 10 - December 2006

Tuesday's donor is full of cash - December 2005

COMMUNITY GROUPS PREFER SUPPORT OVER DOLLARS  -  SURVEY - June 2005

The Community Revolution Begins June 7 - March 2004

COMMUNITIES IN CONTROL CONFERENCE - February 2003

communityonline.com.au address wrong - December 2002

101 Tips to Help Your Local Community - December 2002

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