With increasingly scarce resources and growing social problems funders want to know exactly how their money is being used and not-for-profits want to prove that their programs work. Proving your impact is a huge advantage in this current climate, with results and value for money being emphasised more and more – but what is the best way to go about it? With so many approaches out there, it can be hard to know where to start.Read more
The key focus of the 13th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference 2014 is on families in a rapidly changing world.
The event coincides with the 20th Anniversary of the Year of the Family, and to mark the anniversary the conference will showcase cutting-edge research on topical issues relating to how families are adjusting to a rapidly changing world. It will outline key policy priorities for advancing the wellbeing of Australian families and draw on the expertise and perspectives of a diverse range of specialists from around Australia and across the world. Read more
Former politicians Rob Oakeshott, Maxine McKew and Judith Troeth, along with Associate Professor Paul Strangio, will lead a lively debate on leadership and Australian politics at Swinburne University of Technology later this month. The forum will be broadcast on Radio National’s Big Ideas program.Read more
Venous leg ulcers (VLU) are a common problem that have a considerable impact on an individual’s health, quality of life and health care costs. Wound care providers, researchers, industry partners and policy makers are collaborating to decrease the (future) burden of VLU. Come and hear about the innovative initiatives, current and future, to help you and your organisation improve the quality of care for people with VLU.
Who should attend: All those interested in improving the quality of care for people with VLU.Read more
For the last 21 years, the Annual Labour Law Conference has brought together leading Australian and International labour law and industrial relations experts to reflect on the most recent developments and debate on their significance for employers and employees.Read more
This year’s Jobs Australia National Conference will focus on the issues affecting the survival of community sector organisations which are facing the challenges of marketisation, competition and restructuring.
The program will offer CEOs, senior managers and board members the tools and strategies necessary to enable you to cope with change, make sound business decisions, and understand the nature of future financing arrangements.Read more