The aim of any charity is to make themselves reundant but when the mission is complete, and there's a surplus of donor money, charities face the ethical dilemma of whether to morph their mission or shut up shop.
After 20 years of collecting coins, Big Issue vendors are this week making the switch to tap-and-go technology, becoming the latest not-for-profit to make the change in a bid to stay afloat in Australia's increasingly cashless economy.
Onion-chopping on an industrial scale may sound like a kitchen nightmare, but it's all in a day's work for the volunteers who hope to produce 5 million meals a year for the disadvantaged.
In order to raise awareness of the plight of Australia's homeless community, a selection of sporting stars took to the SCG to support the Chappell Foundation.
Coles at Broadway in Sydney's inner west outlined its plans for the "compulsory" mufti-day on a yellow flyer, which was later posted to social media site Reddit.
A regional charity in South Australia has found a delicious way to support the jobless members of their community to get back on their feet again.
Homelessness can be confusing and even scary for children, but talking about it honestly can help to understand this complex social issue and be more compassionate.
An Australian teenager jailed in Lebanon on accusations he was trying to join Islamic State has allegedly confessed he was encouraged to become a foreign fighter by the head of a Sydney-based charity.
Actor and cancer campaigner Samuel Johnson takes aim at charity muggers — known as "chuggers" — who ask for donations on the street, calling them "snakes".
Less than three and a half years after breaking his neck, Steve Plains has set a new world record as the fastest person to climb the seven highest mountains in seven continents.