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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.

Art sales raise funds for cystic fibrosis

The Spring Rose Art Exhibition held recently at Deloitte's new Brookfield office lobby raised more than $18,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Western Australia.

Top Lion hears positive message on Perth foundation

Perth has hosted the head of Lions International for the first time in four decades, with US-based Bob Corlew in town this month to see first-hand the impact of the Lions Foundation of Western Aust

Consolidation shores up NFPs

Volunteer groups Community Mates and Big Help Mob are the third NFP pair in WA to amalgamate within the past month.  

Housing for South West seniors

This year's Rising Stars NFP-charity winner, Access Housing, has started construction at its new project at Boyanup and Dardanup, providing new and refurbished affordable homes for seniors.  

Adam aims to change deaf discussion

The WA Deaf Society, an organisation established almost 100 years ago, has welcomed its first deaf chief executive.

Blue sky in SunSmart’s UV meters

Charities fill many business niches in Western Australia, but it is hard to imagine that any before now have been developers, manufacturers, and sellers of sophisticated devices that are a part of the fast-growing internet of things.

SolarisCare, Cancer Support WA in sync

Two Perth-based not for profits have teamed up to combine cancer support services, with SolarisCare and Cancer Support WA announcing their plans to merge. 

Scitech shifting to Cultural Centre

Scitech will relocate to the Perth Cultural Centre after almost three decades at its current City West home, a move expected to complement the $428 million new museum complex scheduled to open in 2020. 

Adventurers broaden front line

Perth charity Telethon Adventurers has plans to expand nationally at the end of this year, following the success of recent fundraising and research programs. 

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