Australia’s best community treasurers come from a range of not-for-profits and every corner of the map, but all are committed to good budgeting, time-saving tech, and the adaptability needed to ride out the uncertainty caused by the global pandemic.
The winners have been revealed during Not-for-Profit Finance Week 2021, where the program includes a series of free webinars designed to help groups manage their funds.
Our Community spoke with the four winners of the 2021 Commonwealth Bank Not-for-profit Treasurers’ Awards to glean the lessons they had to share with the nation’s 600,000 not-for-profits for this 5000-word guide.
The 2021 winners are:
Liliana Almeida (Community services and advocacy)
Portuguese Australian Women’s Association, Melbourne
Harry Edwards (Housing and homelessness)
The Sanctuary – The Hills Women’s Shelter, Sydney
Catherine Pazvakavambwa (Sports, arts, and culture)
RTR-FM community radio, Perth
Paul Ruberry (Education)
Graceville State School Parents and Citizens Association, Brisbane