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Maggie Coggan is a journalist at Pro Bono News covering the social sector.


Is being a perfectionist harming your career?

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 21st April 2022 -  According to the experts, it might be

The foundation breaking Benalla’s socio-economic merry-go-round


Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th April 2022 -  Rosie Koop is the executive officer of the Tomorrow Today Foundation, which is working to reduce intergenerational disadvantage in Benalla. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

The mums and dads behind Australia’s climate action plan


Maggie Coggan, Friday, 8th April 2022 -  Suzie Brown is the non-executive director of Australian Parents for Climate Action, an organisation supporting parents across the country to fight for a safe climate future for their kids. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

Here’s how to say goodbye to your toxic new job

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 7th April 2022 -  Because it’s not as easy as just walking out the door 

Need a yarn? Australia’s first Indigenous-led crisis helpline is here to help

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 6th April 2022 -  A new helpline has been designed specifically to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in crisis 

‘Better before bigger’: How Thankyou is changing the social enterprise game


Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 5th April 2022 -  In the 14 years since Thankyou started, it's grown, changed shape, learnt some big lessons and even come close to shutting its doors. Now, it’s looking towards a new challenge; disrupting the way we give, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on social enterprise. 

‘It’s undemocratic’: NSW anti-protest laws spark a civil society backlash

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 4th April 2022 -  A coalition of community and advocacy groups say new laws are incompatible with the democratic right to protest and fundamental civil liberties. 

Making detox accessible for all


Maggie Coggan, Monday, 4th April 2022 -  Pia Clinton-Tarestad is the co-founder of the Clean Slate Clinic, a for-purpose healthcare clinic making home-detox accessible to all. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

Five ways to overcome the ‘Sunday Scaries’

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 31st March 2022 -  Do you dread Mondays? This might help 

The Indigenous-led program rethinking education

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  A new program is supporting Indigenous-led education projects from early childhood through to high school and pathways into tertiary study 

‘It has not delivered’: First Nations advocates condemn pre-election budget


Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  This is despite Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt saying the Morrison government has embarked on one of the “most ambitious” Indigenous policy reform agendas

First homeowners win big, but renters left behind


Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  “This budget is beyond disappointing… it completely abandons the hundreds of thousands of renters across the country in financial stress.”   
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