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

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Reimagining Charities as Sustainable Businesses

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 26th September 2018 -  Charities will need to reposition themselves as sustainable social enterprises to be successful in the future, according to a new report.

Victoria Extends State Care to 21

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 25th September 2018 -  Advocates hope Victorian foster children will no longer face the threat of homelessness once they turn 18, with the state government extending state care to 21 years.

Choice and Control At Risk For NDIS Participants

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 25th September 2018 -  Choice and control for National Disability Insurance Scheme participants is at risk due to critical workforce shortages and inadequate market supervision, a parliamentary committee says.

Global Connectivity Driving Overseas Giving

Around the World

Luke Michael, Monday, 24th September 2018 -  The ease of global connectivity and a preference toward online giving means almost a third of donors worldwide are now giving to overseas organisations, new research shows.

Changing Perceptions of Fundraising

Changemaker

Luke Michael, Monday, 24th September 2018 -  Katherine Raskob is CEO of Fundraising Institute Australia, the largest representative body for the charitable fundraising sector. She is this week’s Changemaker.

Foreign Donations Bill Changes Labelled a Win For Charities

Luke Michael, Friday, 21st September 2018 -  Draft amendments to the foreign donations bill have been labelled a win for the charity sector, with the government backing down on measures that threatened charitable advocacy.

Greens Call to Extend Royal Commission to Disability Sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th September 2018 -  Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John says he “will not rest” until the aged care royal commission is expanded to cover the disability sector, despite concerns this would “dilute” the effectiveness of the inquiry.

SDGs Gender Equality Tool Hopes to Ignite Global Change

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th September 2018 -  It is hoped a new tool measuring gender equality against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will equip advocates with the evidence to influence policymakers and ignite global change.

Research Suggests Significant Benefits to Raising Welfare

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 18th September 2018 -  Raising Newstart and Youth Allowance would create jobs, raise wages and significantly boost regional economies, new research suggests, as the Greens ramp up their efforts to increase the payments by $75 a week.

Disability Advocates Question Scope of Royal Commission

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th September 2018 -  The social sector says it welcomes the establishment of a royal commission into aged care, but disability advocates are dismayed ongoing calls to address abuse affecting the broader disability community have been ignored.

Aussie Charity Launches ‘Spicy’ Fundraising Campaign

A Lighter Note

Luke Michael, Friday, 14th September 2018 -  An Australian charity is launching a “spicy” fundraising campaign, encouraging people to enjoy a curry with friends while raising funds for poverty-stricken families in Asia.

Unsolicited Drought Donations Hampering Charity Relief Efforts

Luke Michael, Friday, 14th September 2018 -  Drought-affected communities say Australians’ misplaced generosity is hampering the relief efforts of charities on the ground, but one not for profit is coordinating the social sector’s response to ensure people get the help they need.
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