PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia announced the winner of the inaugural Australian PwC Transparency Awards at their presentation Evening on Thursday 17th April, 2008. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation was announced the winner and Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) were the runner-up. Both organisations were recognised for their commitment to quality reporting of both financial and non financial performance to stakeholders.
Guest speaker at the Presentation Evening, Senator Ursula Stephens, Parliamentary Secretary for Voluntary Sector and Social Inclusion, spoke on the new relationship between the Rudd Government and the not-for-profit sector discussing where transparency and improved governance can help to achieve shared goals.
Mr Rupert Myer, Chairman, The Myer Family Co Pty Ltd & Chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, delivered the findings of the Jury.
The Awards, launched in 2007, recognise and encourage ongoing improvement in the quality and transparency of reporting in the not-for-profit sector. For more information, including the transcript of Senator Stephen’s speech and the full report from the Jury, visit www.pwc.com/au/transparencyawards2007.
May. 23, 2008
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