The abysmal state of indigenous affairs is just one, if the most horrifying, symptom of governance structures locked in the past, argues Professor Peter Shergold, head of the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW.
Traditional demarcations between the public, private and third sectors are being blurred, with new forms of philanthropy and social enterprise emerging, according to the Centre for Social Impact's Professor Peter Shergold.
The Macquarie Group Foundation has donated $2 million towards an endowed chair in the UNSW-based Centre for Social Impact. The Chair will be held by Professor Peter Shergold, the Centre's Chief Executive.
The Governor-General Major General Michael Jeffery has officially launched the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW. The Centre is aimed at driving social innovation by building the capacity of Australia's not-for-profit sector.