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

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Gillian Triggs to shine a light on Australia’s refugee treatment

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th August 2019 -  Gillian Triggs’ appointment as the assistant high commissioner for protection at the United Nations has been welcomed by refugee advocates, who say she will be a strong voice on the plight of refugees and asylum seekers around the world. 

Merger to help more financially vulnerable Australians

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th August 2019 -  Australian international aid organisation Cufa Limited has merged with the Foresters Group in a bid to expand its services and tackle financial stress in Australia on a greater scale.  

The fight for finance to do social good

Changemaker

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th August 2019 -  As the CEO of Impact Investing Australia, Sally McCutchan is fighting to not only grow the Australian impact investing market but make sure it’s doing as much good as possible. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

Winning gold for the environment

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 10th August 2019 -  A year out from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the official organising committee has revealed its medal designs with a sustainable twist – all medals will be made entirely from recycled mobile phone parts. 

Thinking of jumping onto the NFP ship? Here’s what you need to do

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 9th August 2019 -  If you’re getting tired of your corporate gig, a job in the for-purpose sector could be the refresh you need. But where do you start? We asked former corporate-whiz turned World Vision CEO Claire Rogers for some advice. 

Five lessons Australia could learn from Wales on ending homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  Homelessness is on the rise in Australia, and advocates say attempts to reduce the rising numbers have been fruitless. But Wales is treating the issue a little differently, and it’s making a difference. So what could Australia learn from Wales? We found out. 

Top companies stay competitive by giving back

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  Some of Australia’s largest companies are making community engagement a top priority in a bid to remain competitive, new data shows. 

Weaving together a community and a better future

Spotlight

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  For nearly 25 years, the Tjanpi Desert Weavers have empowered over 400 women to earn an income through contemporary fibre art in their communities. But their clever designs are also catching the attention of the art community on a national and international scale, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. 

Goldman Sachs off to a flying start in the race for sustainable finance

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  Fighting climate change and creating a more inclusive economy are top priorities for US finance giant Goldman Sachs’ newly launched sustainable finance group.  

What a millennial donor wants

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 5th August 2019 -  With millennials now representing a quarter of the global population, a new report is warning NFPs and philanthropy groups to pay attention to the different ways the demographic is interacting with causes and bringing about social change. 

Changing the face of architecture for social good

Changemaker

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 5th August 2019 -  HY William Chan isn’t your average architect. He’s using his passion for social change to disrupt the industry to design sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities for the future. He’s this week’s Changemaker. 

Artists project seesaws over US border wall

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 3rd August 2019 -  Artists have installed three pink seesaws between the US - Mexico border wall allowing children from both sides to play with one another. 
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