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


Brotherhood Partners with ANZ to Launch Research Fellowship

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th December 2017 -  Welfare not for profit, Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has partnered with ANZ to launch a new research fellowship supporting talented young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

FIA Set for Brand Refresh in 2018

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th December 2017 -  Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) is set for a “brand refresh”, with CEO Rob Edwards and a number of long-term directors stepping down in 2018.

Dan Tehan Appointed New Minister for Social Services

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 19th December 2017 -  Dan Tehan has been appointed the new minister for social services – the fourth appointment to the role in as many years – as outgoing minister Christian Porter takes up the role of attorney-general.

Inaugural NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner Appointed

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th December 2017 -  The Turnbull government has appointed an inaugural commissioner to lead the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission.

Government Confirms New Resources for ACNC to Police DGR

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th December 2017 -  It has been revealed the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) will be given expanded resources to police the deductible gift recipient (DGR) framework from July 2019.

Social Sector Urges Action in Wake of Royal Commission Findings

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th December 2017 -  The social sector has urged Australian institutions to commit to systemic change in wake of the findings from the child sexual abuse royal commission, as concerns are raised around the exemptions to governance standards offered to religious charities.

The Social Enterprise Turning Retail Into a Force For Good


Luke Michael, Monday, 18th December 2017 -  Jeremy Meltzer is the founder of i=Change, a social enterprise funding global female development projects through corporate social responsibility. He is this week’s Changemaker.

Remote Work-for-the-Dole Program Under Review

Luke Michael, Friday, 15th December 2017 -  The federal government’s controversial work-for-the-dole Community Development Program (CDP) is set to come under review, with the launch of a discussion paper on future arrangements for the scheme.

High School Grads Need Commitment and Adaptability to Succeed at Work

Luke Michael, Friday, 15th December 2017 -  Australian high school students about to graduate have been encouraged to develop financial management skills, show commitment and demonstrate adaptability, in order to succeed in their transition to the workforce.

Half of Young Australian Women Feel Their Gender Will Limit Their Career

Luke Michael, Thursday, 14th December 2017 -  Almost half of Australian teenage girls believe their gender could stand in the way of their career, according to new research.

Australians Urged To Recycle Their Mobiles To Feed People In Need

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 12th December 2017 -  A pair of leading not for profits have teamed up to encourage Australians to recycle their old mobiles to provide a meal for people in need this summer.

Australian Charities Urged to Enable Mobile Donations This Christmas

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 12th December 2017 -  Charities need to modernise their donation strategies and utilise mobile and tap-and-go payments, or they risk missing out on donations from digitally-savvy consumers this Christmas, according to new research.
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