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Charities cement corporate connections

Tight economic conditions have led the volunteering sector to adapt its practices as demand for services continues to grow.

Leaders lend voice to The Big Issue

Prominent Western Australian business and government leaders, including Nev Power and Dale Alcock, will hit the streets this week to sell The Big Issue magazine as part of the not-for-profit organisation's annual awareness campaign.

Lifeline profits from Garreffa’s life story

High-profile butcher and philanthropist Vince Garreffa will launch a new book next week, as part of his ongoing commitment to raise funds for suicide prevention charity Lifeline. 

Hall & Prior proceeds with $67m development

Hall & Prior Health and Aged Care Group has today announced plans to proceed with a $67 million aged care facility in High Wycombe, due for completion in the second half of 2019.

Kira appoints new chief

Local disability services provider Kira has appointed not-for-profit executive Vik Jeyakumar to lead the organisation as its new chief executive from February 6. 

Minchin to lead care provider

Former Silver Chain Group senior executive Dan Minchin will lead three community care providers into a new era when they merge into one organisation later this year.

Hunt, Fitzpatrick in CEO moves

Two local not-for-profit groups have announced changes to their leadership today, with UnitingCare West appointing Amanda Hunt as chief executive from March next year while St Vincent de Paul Society WA chief executive Mark Fitzpatrick will leave that role in February.

Breast cancer centre seeks $5m

Perth could have a world-class integrated breast cancer treatment and research centre by 2020 if a local not-for-profit group is successful in raising more than $5 million. 

WA Museum Foundation appoints new director

Not-for-profit executive Jenny Allen is set to leave her current position at the 500 Club after less than a year in the role to become director of the Western Australian Museum Foundation. 

RFDS named Australia’s most trusted charity

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has been ranked the most trusted charity of the nation's top 40 largest and most recognisable charities for the sixth consecutive year, according to the recently published 2016 Charitable Reputation Index.

Jordan builds on rewarding career

As a child, Cockram Construction project manager Crystal Jordan wanted to be a firefighter like her father. Instead, as she grew up, she gravitated towards the construction sector - and it's a decision she has never regretted.

Alan Tough dies at 77

Local businessman Alan Tough has passed away at the age of 77.

PD Leading Enterprises to shut its doors

Perth charitable organisation PD Leading Enterprises, which provides support services to Western Australians dealing with mental health illness, has today announced it will cease its operations, following a lapse of funding from the Mental Health Commission last year.  

Top eateries support Food Rescue

The inaugural Food Rescue Week begins in Perth tomorrow to promote the Food Rescue initiative, with the State Buildings, The Trustee and Lalla Rookh among the venues promoting the cause.

New home, structure for Screenwest

Job creation and increased investment in the local industry are among the hoped-for outcomes of Screenwest's move to new headquarters and planned change in corporate structure.

Giving circle grants $230,000 to WA charities

Collective giving circle Impact100 WA has injected $230,000 worth of shared donations into the state's not-for-profit sector this month.

NFP board pay divides sector

Not-for-profit aged care provider Bethanie has set a high benchmark for board remuneration in a sector where many of its peers do not pay any fees to board members.

Providers await NDIS clarity

WA's disability service providers are continuing to innovate despite being left in limbo pending a decision on the implementation of the NDIS.

Local NFPs announce tie-up

Care providers Care Options, Volunteer Task Force and Community First have announced their intention to amalgamate - the fifth merger of Western Australia-based NFP groups in the past three months.

Export awards show local diversity

Medical not-for-profit company Linear Clinical Research was among a diverse group of businesses to win plaudits at the recent WA Industry and Export Awards.

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