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


Three reasons you should work for a NFP

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 12th August 2021 -  Thinking about jumping into the for-purpose sector, but need a little more convincing? Look no further. 

Here’s how your NFP can get climate-change ready

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 12th August 2021 -  The impacts of climate change are already being felt globally. Longer droughts, catastrophic bushfires, and severe flooding put all parts of society at risk, including the charity sector. We take a look at what these risks are and how your organisation can deal with them. 

The stories and struggles behind entrenched disadvantage

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 10th August 2021 -  A four-year project addressing and understanding the cause of entrenched disadvantage has released its final report 

Empowering the future


Maggie Coggan, Monday, 9th August 2021 -  As the director of Asylum Seeker Resource Centre's (ASRC) Innovation Hub, Abiola Ajetomobi is playing a leading role in creating thriving and empowered refugee and asylum seeker communities in Australia. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

How to recover from recruiter burnout

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 5th August 2021 -  Because no one can do their job properly with the candle burning at both ends 

Finding your passion to find your job

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 5th August 2021 -  We talk to the experts on how to match your passion with a job in the NFP sector

Big ‘bloody’ survey reveals extent of period poverty in Australia

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 4th August 2021 -  “We expected to see that shame and stigma surrounding periods still exists, but we couldn’t have predicted the sheer number of people who have struggled to afford period products”

Flowers for opportunity


Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 4th August 2021 -  For the past eight years, GG’s Flowers and Hampers has been bringing a smile to Canberrians with beautiful floral arrangements. But behind the scenes, the business has been working hard to smash disability stereotypes, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on social enterprise. 

Advocates call for change as social housing crisis reaches new heights

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 2nd August 2021 -  “Federal government cuts to the value of funding for social housing and homelessness have made it harder for people to get into safe and secure housing.” 

Finding power within the challenges


Maggie Coggan, Monday, 2nd August 2021 -  As the CEO of Djirra, Kuku Yalanji woman (born on Wurundjeri country), Antoinette Braybrook is a strong advocate for specialist Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations that provide holistic and culturally safe support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing family violence. She’s this week’s Changemaker.

The six changes charities want to support communities in lockdown

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 28th July 2021 -  “Hopefully, governments will respond positively, and charities will be able to enhance our efforts to keep Australians safe and build stronger communities.”    

Sustainable finance is here to stay

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 28th July 2021 -  “[ASFI] important part of holding everyone to account to deliver against the road map recommendations”
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