See You Next Year!

10 - 12 September 2024 | Sydney


Event overview

Third Sector LIVE will be returning in September 2024 to equip delegates with tools and strategies to leverage technology, tackle recruitment challenges and diversify their organisations’ revenue streams. Delegates will also learn firsthand from industry peers and leaders about raising their organisations’ profiles, raising funds and leveraging different marketing channels to drive organisational success and social change.

With the rising costs of service delivery and a resource scarce environment, it’s critical that NFPs have strategies in place to increase their financial sustainability, effectively navigate an economic tightening and undertake best practice strategic planning. It will also be important to effectively brand their organisations to boost visiblility, raise funds and cut through the noise to ensure that their audiences and other stakeholders are connected and well engaged with their organisation and its societal impact.

Our Speakers

Sue Woodward AM
Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC)
Robert Sams
Chief Executive Officer
Lifeline Direct Services
Tony Vaughan ASM
Chief Executive Officer
The Royal Flying Doctor Service
Asha Bhat OAM
Chief Executive Officer
Southern Aboriginal Corporation
Steven Pearce AFSM
Chief Executive Officer
Surf Life Saving Australia
Shane Sturgiss
Chief Executive Officer
BlaQ Aboriginal Corporation
Nicola Stewart
Executive Director Public Affairs
The Fred Hollows Foundation
Jennifer Tierney
Executive Director
Médecins Sans Frontières Australia

Drive resilience and growth through fundraising and financial sustainability strategies

Strengthen the NFP workforce through improved recruitment and retention strategies

Innovate to leverage technology and drive digital transformation within your organisation

Utilise the latest marketing and fundraising strategies to increase visibility and raise your organisation’s profile

"Very engaging conference highlighting some of the great performers in the NFP sector"
Dan Gaffney
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Surf Life Saving NSW
"Third Sector Live offers social sector leaders and professionals a unique opportunity to be inspired and equipped to thrive. Compelling presentations from expert practitioners offer profound insights, practical experience and guidance and extend your thinking and practice. Highly recommended!"
David Jack
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Social Impact Institute
"A professionally run conference with an excellent calibre of speakers."
Louise Stevens
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Harbour Care
"Thank you for holding this great event. It's so important for us to step away from the day to day of business to learn from others in the sector and share ideas to benefit the greater community of for profit organisations."
Kelly Gentle
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Workplace Giving Australia
"Third Sector Live event is the go to conference to learn about the latest trends and connect with others from diverse for-purpose backgrounds. The presenters are practical and inspirational, with many handy tips and pieces of advice."
Melissa Abu-Gazaleh
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Top Blokes Foundation
"A great event to get a snapshot of what's going on throughout the sector locally and overseas (with an eye on the horizon for what's up ahead) - as well as the opportunity for networking and discussion"
Lindy Kingsford
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People for Purpose

Third Sector LIVE is open to anyone who is passionate about our community and the environment we live in. We invite leaders from the NFP sector, and its supporting industries, including, charities, foundations, NGOs, member-based organisations, research & academia, government, philanthropy, social enterprises and corporates committed to social responsibility and shared values. Our ultimate goal is to promote an environment that inspires positive change in rebuilding the NFP sector and support for the leaders behind the movement.

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