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

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Virtual Reality to Revolutionise Training for Disability Support

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th September 2018 -  A disability service provider hopes to revolutionise support training in the disability sector, unveiling a prototype for a virtual reality training tool.  

Software Looks to Transform NFP Data Access

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th September 2018 -  Figuring out complex data sets might be a thing of the past, with a new software program promising to transform the way NFPs access data, making it simpler to anticipate community need.

US Philanthropy Leader Warns Against Spending On ‘Fad’ Issues

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th September 2018 -  An international philanthropy leader is warning Australia not to follow in America’s footsteps by letting wealth lead to careless philanthropic spending.  

Breakfast With a Side of Social Change

Spotlight

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th September 2018 -  Well-loved Melbourne cafe, Kinfolk, is fighting barriers to social inclusion and unemployment, one coffee at a time, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise.

Fight For Ethical Fashion Practices Continues Following Reauthorisation

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 4th September 2018 -  An ethical clothing body says they will push for greater transparency, and protect rights for workers in the fashion industry, after receiving an unprecedented 10 year reauthorisation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. 

NFPs Offered Free Tools to Help Form Into Co-Ops

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 4th September 2018 -  Not for profits are being offered free resources to help them form into co-ops, which a sector leader believes will enable charities to further their social impact.

Mapping Out Health Justice Partnerships Identifies Gaps

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 3rd September 2018 -  The first set of comprehensive data showing the growing number of health justice partnerships, will help to “identify the gaps” and assist some of society’s most vulnerable, an expert believes.

Lack of Blockchain Understanding Holding Charities Back

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 3rd September 2018 -  The potential of blockchain has many Australian charities excited, but a not-for-profit leader says a lack of understanding about how to best use the technology is holding charities back.

Providing Cancer Support With a Smile

Changemaker

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 3rd September 2018 -  Kylea Tink is CEO of Camp Quality, a charity providing support and laughter for kids battling cancer and their families. She is this week's Changemaker.

Peak Aboriginal Body Call For Collaboration With Abbott

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 31st August 2018 -  A peak body for Indigenous children and families is calling on the newly appointed Special Envoy for Indigenous Affairs, to “work alongside” communities to create positive change for aboriginal people.

Change of Thinking Needed to Break Cycle of Disadvantage

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 31st August 2018 -  A charity group is calling for politicians to stop putting entrenched disadvantage in the “too hard basket”, after a report revealed the number of people living below the poverty line hasn’t declined in over 30 years.

Accounting Changes Raise Red Tape Concerns for Charities

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 29th August 2018 -  It is feared the proposed removal of special purpose financial statements (SPFS) by the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) will cause a “massive burden” for smaller charities.
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