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

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Aussie businesses take renewable energy to the next level

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 15th May 2019 -  A customer-owned bank has become the first Australian bank to switch to 100 per cent renewable electricity amid a growing push for clean energy in the business sector.

Torres Strait Islanders take action on ‘catastrophic’ effects of climate change

Luke Michael, Monday, 13th May 2019 -  A group of Torres Strait Islanders is lodging a human rights complaint with the United Nations against the Australian government over alleged inaction on climate change.      

NGOs urge Australia to step up on foreign aid spending

Luke Michael, Monday, 13th May 2019 -  Labor has promised to restore the nation’s foreign aid budget if it wins the upcoming election, but aid groups say the opposition’s pledged increases still fall short of what is needed for Australia to do its fair share internationally.

Social sector demands climate action on the eve of the election

Luke Michael, Friday, 10th May 2019 -  A coalition of community groups is demanding all political parties commit to strong action on climate change, arguing that people living in poverty are hit hardest by the climate crisis.

NSW bolsters domestic violence efforts with Our Watch membership

Luke Michael, Friday, 10th May 2019 -  New South Wales has been lauded for taking a new approach to prevent family violence after becoming the final Australian state to join the Our Watch initiative.

NZ celebrates royal baby with charity gift

Luke Michael, Thursday, 9th May 2019 -  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has marked the birth of a new royal baby in the UK by donating to two local child-focused charities.

Why NFPs need to ask powerful questions

Luke Michael, Thursday, 9th May 2019 -  Not for profits looking to measure outcomes must first ensure they are asking the right questions so they can get the right data, according to leading evaluation experts.

Forrests set Australian donation record… again

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 7th May 2019 -  Australian philanthropists Andrew and Nicola Forrest hope a record $655 million donation to their Minderoo Foundation will help inspire a culture of philanthropy in the Asia-Pacific region.

Labor promises to give young Australians a voice

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 7th May 2019 -  Community groups have lauded Labor’s election pledge to appoint a minister for young people and revive funding for a national youth peak body.

Job cuts looming at Amnesty International UK

Luke Michael, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  Amnesty International says it has made a “painful and difficult decision” to cut staff as reports emerge the organisation faces a multi-million dollar hole in its budget.

College of Physicians undergoes charity commission probe

Luke Michael, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  The professional college for Australian medical specialists is under investigation by the charities commission amid reports of high-level governance failures.

Labor vows to protect NDIS funds into the future

Luke Michael, Friday, 3rd May 2019 -  Labor says it will create a special fund to ensure any unspent National Disability Insurance Scheme money stays within the scheme.   
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