January 13, 2016
Snapshot of the 2014 Australian Charities & Non-for-profits Commission (ACNC) report
In December last year, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) released its 2014 report into the financial performance and sustainability of the Australian charitable sector. The report - produced in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact, and the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales - revealed an extremely diverse and growing sector, with more than 38,000 registered charities currently operating within a $103 billion dollar industry.
Key insights of the report include:
SIZE AND LOCATION:
Around one in five Australian charities are considered as ‘large’, with an annual income of $1 million dollars or more. Some 22 per cent of ‘large’ charities reported incomes over $10 million dollars. Two thirds of all Australian charities are smaller charities - with an annual income of less than $250,000. NSW and Victoria dominate the charitable...Read More
January 11, 2016
December 18, 2015
Think HQ is privileged to have delivered the ‘Not Nearly Enough’ panel discussion with Australians for Mental Health at The Melbourne Brain Centre on Thursday 10 December 2015.
The discussion was the first community event for the Australians for Mental Health campaign – a new national movement empowering Australians to compel all political parties to make mental health a priority, and help end the stigma associated with seeking help for mental ill health.
Around 150 guests attended the forum, which featured a panel of experts discussing the Federal Government’s recent response to the National Mental Health Commission report – Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities.
Members of the panel included:
- Professor Allan Fels AO, Chair, National Mental Health Commission
- Professor Patrick McGorry AO, Executive Director, Orygen Youth Health
- Jill Stark, Senior Writer, The Sunday Age
- Prerna Diksha, AFMH Community Taskforce
- Geoff Wilson, Chairman, Wilson Asset Management
Forum participants and...Read More
December 02, 2015
World social media expert Nola Weinstein is all set to lead a workshop with Melbourne’s not-for-profit CEOs. Twitter’s Head of Executive Engagement Nola Weinstein is ours! Well…for two hours at least, this Friday 4 December.
We are thrilled to be welcoming this world expert in social media and business leadership to host a C-level workshop on maximising the value of Twitter and driving meaningful engagement. The work of our NGOs is so important and Think HQ is excited to provide these leaders with this opportunity to grow their social media know-how.
In the lead up to our Melbourne-first event, Nola took a few minutes to answer some of our questions about how Twitter and social media more broadly can make or break businesses big and small.
Think HQ: What's the best tweet you have ever seen by a CEO and why? Nola: The best tweets are humanising but reflective of that executives’ passion and personality.
Think HQ: Should CEO's always use their corporate Twitter account, or have...Read More