Topic: Charities

Charities are not viewed in the same way as companies. Find out what benefits and considerations you're entitled to


In Sync - Helping our warriors

Domini Stuart speaks to John Bale and Peter Leahy AC about their work at Soldier On, which helps former military personnel manage physical and psychological wounds sustained during service.

What’s in a name? Use of the term ‘not-for-profit’

The term ‘not-for-profit’ is controversial and imperfect, and has become the subject of vigorous debate within the sector. The AICD has explored the issue with a view to forming a position on the use ...

Should more NFPs consider paying directors?

As governance expectations of the sector increase, many not-for-profit boards are considering director remuneration as a way to attract and retain directors.

Introduction to the NFP quarterly newsletter

The Australian Institute of Company Directors is committed to assisting Not-for-Profit organisations improve their corporate governance.

The long-awaited not-for-profit accounting standard improvements

The recent release of three new accounting standards bring the biggest changes to not-for-profit accounting seen this century.

Policy update

Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector is undergoing a period of unprecedented change in its regulatory, funding and operational environments. In this context, good governance has never been more imp...

From the Commissioner: Australian Charities Report 2015

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has released the Australian Charities Report 2015, offering fascinating insights into the charity sector and, for the first time, data about the...

Why are Australian businesses still reluctant to invest?

The latest survey of investment plans by firms shows managers are expecting to slash spending in the year ahead. Where have the ‘animal spirits’ gone that would stoke business investment, ...

Should more NFPs consider paying directors?

Only 15 per cent of not-for-profit directors are currently paid, according to new research from the AICD. As expectations of boards in the sector rise, should more NFPs consider paying their directors...

Inside the Boardroom with George Savvides

George Savvides FAICD, the Chairman of World Vision Australia, has also had a long and successful career in the corporate sector, having been CEO of Medibank Private for 14 years and Sigma Pharmaceuti...
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