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

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NSW Indigenous Coalition Reunites to Push Change for Aboriginal People

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 13th August 2018 -  An Indigenous leader believes the newly re-formed Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (CAPO) offers a “once in a generation opportunity” to push positive change for Aboriginal people.  

Going Back to Basics in Domestic Violence Support and Assistance

Changemaker

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 13th August 2018 -  Manuela Whitford is the CEO and founder of Friends With Dignity, a charity providing practical support for those displaced by domestic violence. She is this week’s Changemaker.

Report Finds Responsible Investing to be a Finance Sector Priority

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 10th August 2018 -  A finance sector leader believes “a major milestone” has been achieved, after a new report revealed more than half of Australia’s professionally managed investments are responsibility invested.  

Partnerships Needed to Find Solution for Young People in Aged Care

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  Building sustainable partnerships within the social and health sectors is “absolutely critical” to finding a solution for young people in residential aged care homes (YPIRAC), a disability expert says.

New Research Finds Many Fear Threat Of Homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  Homelessness is now a mainstream issue in Australia, social sector advocates say, after new research revealed 42 per cent of Australians feared becoming homeless.

Concerns Raised Over NDIS Barriers for Homeless People With Disability

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 7th August 2018 -  There are calls for greater National Disability Insurance Scheme accessibility for disadvantaged groups, with an expert warning it is “nearly impossible” for homeless people with disability to get help from the system.  

Increased Support Needed for Entrepreneurs with Disability

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 3rd August 2018 -  Entrepreneurs and business owners with disability need increased support to take their ideas “to the next stage”, a disability sector leader believes.

Record Grant to Great Barrier Reef Charity Comes Under Senate Scrutiny

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 2nd August 2018 -  The $443.8 million grant given to a small Great Barrier Reef charity has come under increasing scrutiny at a Senate inquiry, with revelations no environment department officials were present at a meeting which led to the record grant.
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