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MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD
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Luke Michael is a journalist at Pro Bono News covering the social sector.

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Social Enterprise Certification Launches in Australia

Luke Michael, Monday, 23rd April 2018 -  Social enterprises in Australia will be able to receive national certification for the first time, with the launch of a new certification scheme.

Housing the Other 94% of NDIS Recipients

Luke Michael, Monday, 23rd April 2018 -  The community housing sector has the opportunity to provide greater housing support for the 94 per cent of National Disability Insurance Scheme recipients not eligible for Specialist Disability Accommodation, a housing conference has heard.

Supporting Homeless Women Across Queensland

Changemaker

Luke Michael, Monday, 23rd April 2018 -  Karen Lyon Reid is CEO of The Lady Musgrave Trust, Queensland’s oldest charity which provides support for homeless women. She is this week’s Changemaker.

What Australia Can Learn From Canada’s Approach to Affordable Housing

Luke Michael, Thursday, 19th April 2018 -  A Canadian community housing expert says Australia can learn from Canada’s success implementing a National Housing Strategy, but warned that developing a strategy requires broad consultation and the support of “political champions”.  

Aid Charities Dispute Claims Foreign Aid Spending is Unpopular

Luke Michael, Thursday, 19th April 2018 -  Aid charities have hit back at claims Australians do not care about foreign aid, after the international development minister said about 75 per cent of Australians did not support further spending on the nation’s aid budget.

Ethical Fashion Report Finds Worker Exploitation Still Rampant

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th April 2018 -  Only 5 per cent of fashion companies are paying all their workers a living wage, according to a new report examining worker exploitation in the fashion industry.

New Report Renews Calls to Raise Welfare Payments

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  A new study has found the estimated costs of raising children in Australia have risen substantially over the past two decades, leading to renewed calls for an increase in Newstart and Youth Allowance payments.

Youth Peak Bodies Call on Turnbull to Appoint Youth Minister

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  Australia’s peak bodies for youth affairs have called on the federal government to better address the needs of young people, by reinstating a minister for youth and funding a national youth peak body.

NDIS Urged to Implement Portable Training System for Workers

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  A leading economist has called for a portable training system for disability support workers, as he warned the market-oriented delivery system built into the National Disability Insurance Scheme could promote an unstable “gig economy mentality”.

Report Finds One in Five Australian Kids Going Hungry

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th April 2018 -  Australia's largest food relief organisation has called for urgent action to address food insecurity, after a report found more than one in five children have gone hungry in the past year.

Hungary Set to Crackdown on NGOs Supporting Migrants

Around the World

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th April 2018 -  Hungary’s prime minister has vowed to push through legislation targeting civil society organisations that support migrants, after securing a landslide re-election victory on an anti-immigration platform.
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