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A question of governance: Emerging issues in non-for-profit organisations A question of governance: Emerging issues in non-for-profit organisations

A question of governance: Emerging issues in non-for-profit organisations

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Media and Communications OfficeRoughly 600,000 non-for-profit (NFP) organisations exist in Australia, supported by 4.6 million Australian volunteers. As the size and complexity of NFP organisations has grown, so has the importance of good governance, explained Elizabeth Proust AO, during an afternoon workshop as part of the CSS Hearing Healing Hope conference. Proust is one of Melbourne’s leading business figures. With a mix of public sector and business experience, Proust has played key roles in developing and leading organisations, including as Chairman of the Australian Institute...

Most Rev Brian Mascord ordained as the fifth Bishop of Wollongong

Friday 23 February 2018

Catholic Diocese of Wollongong

In one of the largest Catholic episcopal ordinations in Australian history, a ‘full-house’ of some 4,500 guests, including the Apostolic Nuncio in Australia, His Excellency Most Reverend Adolfo Tito Yllana, witnessed the ordination of Most Rev Brian Mascord as the fifth Bishop of Wollongong at the WIN Entertainment Centre in Wollongong on Thursday 22 February 2018.

Pope Francis appoints the Hon Neville Owen to child protection council

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Media and Communications Office
 
As of this week, Australia’s the Hon Neville Owen is one of the most important people in the church in the area of child safety. Last Saturday, Pope Francis appointed eight new members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. Among them was the Hon. Justice Neville Owen, Australian chair of the Truth, Justice and Healing Council.
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