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Coronavirus, stock exchange losses, countries going in to lockdown, businesses being shut down, stock shortages in the shopping centres. We live in unprecedented times with the business models of decades’ old organisations quite literally changing overnight. The radical changes we have seen over the past few weeks have demonstrated the speed at which market dynamics […]


Over the last months CBB has been supporting organisations across South Australia to learn more about the Information, Linkage and Capacity Building (ILC) grant opportunities through webinars and workshops. In our ILC Ready one on one support program we have assisted 20 organisations to identify needs in their communities, create a vision for change, and […]


Former Director of the FBI Robert S. Mueller, III, made the famous quote that: “There are only two types of companies: Those that have been hacked and those that will be hacked.” And others have since moved to suggest that the quote should now be: “There are only two types of companies: those that have […]


NDIA’s ILC Investment Strategy has funding secured for Information, Linkage and Capacity Building (ILC) projects until 2022 and it’s time for another round of ILC grants. The Individual Capacity Building (ICB) grant (round two) is expected to open for applications in just two weeks. Applications will close on the 22 April 2020. Total funding available:  $85 […]


  At this stage of the financial year, the thought of planning the financial year ahead has probably crossed your mind. If your organisation has a formal planning process that is in place for the start of every calendar year, you may have started planning already. Before we go into planning mode, or agonise about […]


If you’re someone who doesn’t have a professional online presence, you could be missing out on some valuable career or sector information. To keep in touch with the latest news, what your contacts or competitors are doing and to join discussion groups with like-minded individuals, consider having a LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn isn’t just a place […]


The simplest and easiest way to set next year’s marketing budget is to take last year’s budget and simply add the percentage that you want to grow by.  Within 60 seconds your new marketing budget is set, but this doesn’t allow for external market factors like new providers, changing government policies or the needs or […]


What do the changed requirements to NDIS Registration Rules mean for providers undergoing audits? Changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Provider Registration and Practice Standards) Rules 2018 (the Rules) came into effect from 1 January 2020. The changes aim to reduce the regulatory burden on registered providers by providing: a verification audit pathway for all providers […]


By Scott Mosen – Guide Dogs SA/NT The Governor’s Leadership Foundation (GLF) Program is nothing less than an incredible experience. Since 2004, Community Business Bureau has offered the Keith Fulton Memorial scholarship to community sector employees in South Australia who want to broaden, enhance and accelerate their leadership capability. For me, it had an impact […]


By Mel White – Southern Volunteering SA Inc Thanks to the support of the Community Business Bureau through a half scholarship, plus the support of the Southern Volunteering Board of Management and my own personal financial investment, I was delighted to be successful in obtaining a place to embark on the Governor’s Leadership Foundation (GLF) […]