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

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Australian NFPs fight for $50 million birthday giveaway

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th May 2019 -  Finalists for the Macquarie Group’s $50 million grant have been announced, with five Australian not for profits part of the final 12 vying for the prize.

Labor gives charities the spotlight in final days of election campaign

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th May 2019 -  Labor has pledged to fix fundraising laws, protect charitable advocacy and slash red tape for the sector if voted to power in the 18 May federal election, a move broadly welcomed by the charity sector.   

Solar batteries to light up disability housing

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th May 2019 -  People living in specialist disability housing could save upwards of a $1,000 on their electricity bill with a plan underway to install solar and battery storage into a new disability housing development.  

Is this the Australia we want?

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 7th May 2019 -  Australia is heading in the wrong direction when it comes to tackling growing incarceration and suicide rates, charitible giving, and sustainability levels, according to new analysis.

Record amount of dollars donated by Australia’s wealthiest

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  Australia’s top philanthropists are donating more than ever before, with $3.6 million the smallest gift to make it on this year’s Philanthropy 50 list, sitting at over half a million dollars more than the lowest donation in 2017.  

Powering the communities of the future

Changemaker

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  Cambell Klose, from the community energy retailer Indigo Power, is driving the people-led clean energy revolution, transforming the energy sector into a cleaner, fairer industry. He’s this week’s Changemaker.   

Professional development out of your reach? This might be for you

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  With professional development training a luxury many charities can’t afford, a program is promising to match charity leaders up to top corporate employers to develop their leadership skills for free.    

Quiet rooms shift goal posts for football fans with autism

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 4th May 2019 -  Going to see a live AFL match is a fun, exciting night out to see your favourite team in the flesh. But for a person with autism, it can be the exact opposite.

The electorates with the highest rental stress are probably not where you think they are

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  Traditionally affordable areas like western Sydney, and regional parts of NSW and southeastern Queensland dominate the 20 electorates with the highest rates of rental stress in Australia, new research shows.

High profile independents join forces to end climate wars

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  The Australian Conservation Foundation has brokered a “landmark agreement” between seven independent MPs and candidates pledging to take action on a number of climate change issues, including opposing the development of the Adani coal mine.  

Cleaner clothes for a cleaner planet

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  A new laundry liquid is hoping to scrub clean more than just your clothing, fighting the plastic waste problem with sustainable packaging, and planting one mangrove tree for every bottle purchased.

A good box and a good conversation

Spotlight

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  Do you know what to do when you see a person sleeping rough? The Good Box is aiming to be a simple answer to the question most of us have asked ourselves, and to change the conversation around homelessness, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise.
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