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Open for Business!
December 18, 2017
Standards Council News

The CMA Standards Council was officially launched at special events at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Club on 16 November 2017 before an audience of over 100 people, and at Sydney's Pullman Quay Grand on December 5th.

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New Foundation Partners
December 18, 2017
Partner News

Congratulations to Arrow Leadership Australia, Gateway Baptist Church, Mt Tamborine Convention, PeaceWise and Scripture Union Queensland, which have all been accredited as Foundation Partners by the CMA Standards Council. They join Anglican Aid, FEBC Australia and TEAR Australia as graduates of the CMA Standards Council Pilot Program.

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Invest in Your Board
December 18, 2017
Standards Council News

A recent survey conducted by Good Foundations in partnership with professional services firm PwC has offered insights into what makes NFPs well-run and what they need to do to increase their effectiveness.

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Give Confidently. Give Generously.
September 21, 2017
Standards Council News

When you have found an organisation whose mission speaks to your heart, which you can trust, and which seeks your funds, how should you respond? What does Christian generosity mean? How does it apply to me?

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Building Trust
September 21, 2017
In the Media

I was recently reading an article published in the Pro Bono Australia newsletter by the CEO of the Community Council for Australia, David Crosbie, called Building Trust. The article reports on the latest Edelman Global Trust Barometer released earlier this year, and its finding that Australians’ trust in the media has dropped by 10%, government trust is down 8%, NGO trust is down 5%, and business trust is down 4%.

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The world comes to Australia

The second biennial International Accountability Summit of national organisations involved in setting standards of good governance, transparency and accountability took place in Melbourne in June.

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