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MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD

Wendy Williams is a journalist specialising in the Not for Profit sector.

Articles:

$200,000 Grants To Focus on Homelessness or Family Violence

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 27th June 2017 -  Not for profits which work to build resilience and capability for people who are experiencing homelessness or domestic and family violence are being invited to apply for grants totalling $200,000.

The Benevolent Society Steps Back From Social Leadership

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 27th June 2017 -  A social enterprise, which was launched in 1999 by Australia’s first charity, The Benevolent Society, to create better leadership for a better Australia, is set to close after almost two decades.

The Path to Australia

Changemaker

Wendy Williams, Monday, 26th June 2017 -  Omar Al Kassab is a Syrian refugee who escaped with his family to Australia, where he has returned to his studies, become a Scout leader and  an inspirational TED speaker. He is this week’s Changemaker.

Social Sector Urges Government to Abandon Welfare Changes

Wendy Williams, Monday, 26th June 2017 -  The social sector has called on the government to abandon its proposed welfare changes after legislation to help people “move from welfare into work” was introduced into the House of Representatives on Thursday.

Concerns Over Future Aged Care Workforce

Wendy Williams, Monday, 26th June 2017 -  Australia does not have a plan to grow the aged care workforce to meet demand as the population ages, according to the Senate.

Flexible Working is a Win-Win

Wendy Williams, Friday, 23rd June 2017 -  As many as four in 10 Australians said they would leave a job if they were not offered the flexibility they needed, according to a new survey which revealed Australians are “still too inflexible with flexibility”.

Senate Calls for Robo-Debt Program to be Put on Hold

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 22nd June 2017 -  Centrelink’s controversial robo-debt program should be put on hold and drastically overhauled, according to a Senate Committee report.

Young People Speak Out on Foreign Policy and a Collective Future

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  Young people are more than “smashed-avo-eating, latte-sipping citizens”, according to leaders of Australia’s largest youth organisation who took their message to Parliament in a bid to challenge stereotypes and share their vision for foreign policy.

The Bottom 100 Shines a Light on the World’s Poor

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  A global not for profit dedicated to fighting poverty has launched The Bottom 100, a list of the world's poorest individuals who are struggling at the other end of “rich lists”.

SDGs A Powerful Framework For CSR

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  The Sustainable Development Goals provide a powerful framework for business to engage in corporate social responsibility according to LBG and Corporate Citizenship co-founding director Mike Tuffrey.

Expanding The Hunting Ground – A Conversation About Consent

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 20th June 2017 -  As many as one in five women and one in 20 men in Australia have experienced sexual violence since the age of 15.

Calls for Family Violence Victims to Access Super

Wendy Williams, Monday, 19th June 2017 -  Victims and survivors of family violence should be able to access their superannuation as a “band aid” measure, according to industry superfund HESTA which is calling for “urgent action” to address the issue.
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