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Luke Michael is a journalist at Pro Bono News covering the social sector.

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Impact Investing Key to SDGs

Luke Michael, Monday, 8th October 2018 -  Impact investing has emerged as a key way to unlock the private capital needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Australian Aid Workers Face Challenges in Indonesia

Luke Michael, Friday, 5th October 2018 -  Australian aid workers in Sulawesi are dealing with electricity shortages, communication problems and aftershocks amid their efforts to help survivors of Indonesia's devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Jobseekers Dissatisfied With Government Employment Program

Luke Michael, Thursday, 4th October 2018 -  Less than one in 10 jobseekers are satisfied with the federal government’s outsourced employment program and there’s a wide perception consultants are unskilled, new research suggests.

Disability Advocacy in NSW Under Threat

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 3rd October 2018 -  Disability advocacy groups in New South Wales face an uncertain future, with the state government set to cut all advocacy funding leaving a gap in support for the disability community.  

NDIS an Illusion For People With Complex Needs

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 3rd October 2018 -  Many National Disability Insurance Scheme recipients with complex and challenging support needs are not seeing the benefits the NDIS is meant to deliver, Victoria’s Public Advocate says.

Government and Business Unite to Reduce Packaging Waste

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  The federal government and major companies including Woolworths, Coca-Cola Amatil and Nestlé are supporting a call for 100 per cent of Australia’s packaging to be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.

Social Enterprises Making the Most of Equity Crowdfunding

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  Equity crowdfunding has been labelled the way of the future for social enterprise, with one community-owned renewable energy retailer raising over $500,000 to expand across Australia.

NSW Invests $10 Million in Youth Unemployment Program

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  A desire to change the narrative on youth unemployment has led to Australia’s first social impact investment focused specifically on addressing the issue.

US Cuts Fundraising Red Tape

Around the World

Luke Michael, Monday, 1st October 2018 -  The United States is cutting red tape and increasing transparency for charities through a single national charity registration system.

Welfare Changes Causing Anxiety for Jobseekers

Luke Michael, Monday, 1st October 2018 -  Misinformation and confusion about changes to participation requirements for welfare recipients is causing anxiety and concern for jobseekers.

Families Struggling to Put Food on the Table

Luke Michael, Thursday, 27th September 2018 -  To make sure his family has enough food on the table, Craig delays paying bills when he can, buys home-brand items at the supermarket, and only uses his car when absolutely necessary.

Indigenous Children Left Hungrier Under New CDP Penalties

Luke Michael, Thursday, 27th September 2018 -  Indigenous children would be left hungrier than they already are under tough new penalties proposed as part of reforms to the remote work-for-the-dole program, a Senate inquiry has heard.
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