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

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World’s best chef feeding Australia’s homeless

A Lighter Note

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 13th April 2019 -  One of the world’s top chefs is teaming up with food-rescue charity OzHarvest to open a community restaurant for homeless people in Sydney.

Sector fury over Australia’s stagnant global aid ranking

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 12th April 2019 -    Aid groups have labelled the nation’s latest development aid spend ranking as “shameful”, with Australia falling well behind prosperous countries such as Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.   The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) figures,

Talking to your co-workers could be the key to a more productive day

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 12th April 2019 -  Finding that you’re not loving your job? According to new research, collaborating with your colleagues and practicing mindfulness could be the answer to being more engaged at work.       

The smaller the organisation, the smaller your pay packet… if you’re a woman

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 11th April 2019 -  Women working in smaller not-for-profit organisations are worse off financially, making just 90 cents on every dollar a man earns, data from Pro Bono Australia’s 2019 Salary Survey has found.

What does a leader look like?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 10th April 2019 -  A re-definition of leadership is needed, according to sector experts who say the narrow definition of the term in many organisations is hampering their ability to tackle complex issues and ideas.  

Is fashion ethical yet? Report reveals the best and worst of Australian clothing

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 10th April 2019 -  Despite nearly 40 per cent of Australian clothing companies cleaning up their ethical act from the year before, only 5 per cent pay their factory workers a living wage, an annual report has revealed.

Fighting loneliness one click at a time

Spotlight

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 9th April 2019 -  Loneliness and isolation in seniors is a growing problem around the world, with research showing it can lead to early death, heart conditions and stroke. But Melbourne tech company Lumin has created a device that could be a solution to the problem, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise.  

Disability groups call for conflicting commissioners to step down

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th April 2019 -  Disability groups are demanding two commissioners for the newly announced disability royal commission step down for the “good of people with disability”.

Government urged to act on impact investment

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th April 2019 -  Peak impact investing groups are warning Australia will fall behind globally if the federal government doesn’t pick up the pace on scaling the nation’s impact investment market.  

Stronger together: The collective fight for a fairer future

Changemaker

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th April 2019 -  Renee Carr is CEO and founder of Fair Agenda, a community-led organisation fighting hard for a fairer and more equal future for women. She’s this week’s Changemaker.

An (unlikely) friend in need

A Lighter Note

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 6th April 2019 -  When 73-year-old Rose was paired with 14-year-old Dominic as his mentor, she knew she could make a difference in his life. But what she didn’t realise was the difference he would make in her life, or that it would result in an unlikely friendship.

Missing link in the gig economy

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 5th April 2019 -  While the gig economy has become increasingly popular in the last five years, transparency and working conditions remain blurry, something an online hub is now fighting to change.
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