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Lina Caneva has been a journalist for more than 35 years. She was the editor of Pro Bono Australia News from when it was founded in 2000 until 2018.

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Muslim Association and the Brotherhood Partner on Youth Projects

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Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th December 2017 -  The Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Lebanese Muslim Association have formally partnered to work on joint projects and youth focused advocacy programs.

Australians Give Less as NFPs Move to Find New Revenue

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Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th December 2017 -  Australians are donating less to charity – by about $1 billion a year –  as not-for-profit organisations move to find new ways to raise the funds to deliver community services, according to a new report by the national charity regulator.

Mutual Economy Contributing More to Australia’s GDP

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Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 5th December 2017 -  A new report has revealed the increasing contribution of co-op and mutual enterprises (CMEs) to the national economy.

New Guide To Accessible Ethical Investing

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Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 5th December 2017 -  Responsible investments have quadrupled in Australia in the last three years and a new guide is providing an overview of all the global ethical exchange-traded funds listed on the world’s major stock exchanges.

No Improvement for People with Disability Engaging with Australian Businesses

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Lina Caneva, Friday, 1st December 2017 -  Many businesses still don’t have a good understanding of customers with disability, according to a survey of more than 500 small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) by Australian Network on Disability (AND).

Partnership Provides Transitional Housing For Women Experiencing Homelessness

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Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 29th November 2017 -  Community housing organisation Bridge Housing has partnered with Women’s Community Shelters and Sydney property developer Payce to house homeless women in properties earmarked for redevelopment, in a pilot venture they hope will expand to other developers nationally.

Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Funding Round Opens

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Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  Global cloud business management company, Sage has launched the second round of funding from Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund for Australian not-for-profit organisations.

Government Pushes Welfare Reform Success Amid More Robo-Debt Controversy

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Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  Social Services Minister Christian Porter has detailed the federal government’s efforts to overhaul the welfare system during a speech in Canberra on Wednesday including what he described as the recent success of “getting teenage parents off income support”.

New FIA Code Measures to Protect Vulnerable People

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Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  National fundraising peak body, the Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) has introduced measures in its new code of conduct to protect people in vulnerable circumstances.

Australian Trust in Charities Still High But Dropping: New ACNC Report

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Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  A new report published by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) shows that public trust and confidence in charities remains strong but has dropped slightly since a 2015 survey.

Red Cross Moves to Wage-Based Fundraising Model

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Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th November 2017 -  Humanitarian aid agency, Australian Red Cross has moved all of its third party fundraising to an employment model.

Students’ Educational Outcomes Improve With Volunteer Support

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Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th November 2017 -  Trained community volunteers in schools improved student behaviour and engagement, and delivered better educational outcomes, according to a new report by Victorian-based children’s education charity Ardoch Youth Foundation.
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