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Wendy Williams is a journalist specialising in the not-for-profit sector and broader social economy. She has been the editor of Pro Bono News since 2018.

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Australia Gets First Blockchain Charity

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  Fundraising is set for a technological makeover with the launch of Australia’s first charity to be built natively on the blockchain.

Kicking Goals With PARK

Spotlight

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  PARK Social Soccer Co is kicking goals with crowd-sourced funding, writes Wendy Williams in this month’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise.

The Global History of Cooperative Business

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  Cooperatives have had a long and remarkable history, according to the authors behind a new book exploring the history of the cooperative sector.

Celebrating the ‘Ninja Economy’

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  Businesses in the so-called “ninja economy” are being encouraged to tell their stories and shine a light on the cooperative business model ahead of the International Day of Cooperatives.

Value of Small Charities in the Spotlight

Around the World

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 -  “Size does matter” when addressing complex social issues according to new UK research, which found small and local charities offered a range of economic and social benefits, prompting a call to arms to support small charities.

Charities Secure ASIC Exemption

Wendy Williams, Monday, 2nd July 2018 -  Charities have secured an exemption from paying the new Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) levy, ensuring fee-free regulation for all charities.

Labor Demands Charities Stop Being Kept in The Dark

Wendy Williams, Friday, 29th June 2018 -  The shadow minister for charities and not-for-profits has lashed out at Michael Sukkar for keeping charities “in the dark” and called for the report for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission review to be released as soon as possible.

Alarm as Government Begins Cuts to Asylum Seeker Support Services

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 27th June 2018 -  Refugee organisations are urging the prime minister to put an immediate end to what they are calling a “cruel, inhuman and illogical policy”, as the government begins rolling out cuts to support services for people seeking asylum.

Human Rights Watchdog to Put Corporations on a Leash

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 27th June 2018 -  A pack of “watchdogs” has descended on Parliament House to call for a human rights watchdog to protect women’s rights and put corporations “on a leash”.

New Family Foundation Pledges $7M to Charities

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 26th June 2018 -  Australian equipment hire business Kennards Hire has launched a new foundation, pledging to donate $7 million to charities over the next five years.

FITS Exemption ‘A Victory for Common Sense’

Wendy Williams, Monday, 25th June 2018 -  The charity sector is cheering a “victory for common sense” after a last-minute exemption in the foreign influence bill.

US Withdraws from Human Rights Council

Around the World

Wendy Williams, Monday, 25th June 2018 -  The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of a "chronic bias” against Israel.
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