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

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Taskforce Aims to Attract More Workers into Aged Care

Luke Michael, Thursday, 2nd November 2017 -  The federal government is putting together an expert taskforce to address the future of the aged care workforce, with staffing needs predicted to reach almost one million aged care workers by 2050.

Calls for Stronger Stand Against Child Violence

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st November 2017 -  UNICEF Australia says violence against children needs to be taken more seriously across the country, as a new report outlines concerns around bullying and sexual violence affecting Australian children.

Organisations Unite to End Modern Slavery in Australia

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st November 2017 -  A coalition of organisations have united to release a statement of support against modern slavery, setting out key principles for the introduction of a Modern Slavery Act in Australia.

Manus Island Closure Putting Refugees At Risk of Violence Says Advocates

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 31st October 2017 -  Refugee advocates have slammed the government’s handling of the Manus Island detention centre closure, accusing the government of breaching human rights and putting detainees at risk of violence.

Social Benefit Bond Continues to Keep Children Safe

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 31st October 2017 -  The Benevolent Society’s social benefit bond, which works to prevent children entering out-of-home care, has revealed positive results in its fourth year for families and investors.

NFPs Urged to Operate More Like Social Businesses

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th October 2017 -  A leading not-for-profit CEO has urged other NFPs to operate more like social businesses, after she was nominated as a finalist for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

States Urged to Support Child Sexual Abuse Redress Scheme

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th October 2017 -  Social advocates have warned that the Commonwealth redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse will only provide compensation to a fraction of victims, unless the federal government can secure the support of states and territories.

New Program Launched to Support Women and Children Escaping Domestic Violence

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th October 2017 -  Women and children escaping domestic violence in New South Wales will be provided with medium term housing and support, thanks to a new initiative launched by an Australian not-for-profit community housing provider.

The Social Enterprise Using Innovation to Break Unemployment Cycles

Changemaker

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th October 2017 -  Julie McKay is the founder and managing director of Enable Social Enterprises, an innovative not-for-profit organisation that seeks to break unemployment cycles in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. She is this week’s Changemaker.

Debate Finds Identity Politics Useful in Building Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Luke Michael, Friday, 27th October 2017 -  A focus on identity helps to build diversity and inclusion in the workplace, according to the results of a debate held by the Diversity Council Australia.

Lisa Cotton Stepping Down as CEO of The Funding Network

Luke Michael, Thursday, 26th October 2017 -  Lisa Cotton is set to step down as CEO of The Funding Network, six years after establishing the organisation and pioneering a new live collective giving format in Australia.

Social Sector Looks Towards a Better Australia in 2030

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 25th October 2017 -  The right to a basic income, empowering Indigenous communities and engaging young people, have been raised as key priorities for the social sector as it heads towards 2030.
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