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

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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

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Wendy Williams, Monday, 25th June 2018 -  The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of a "chronic bias” against Israel.

Support Services At The Core of Volunteering

Wendy Williams, Friday, 22nd June 2018 -  Place-based services, such as Volunteering Support Services, provide the critical infrastructure required for safe, effective and sustainable volunteering, according to a new report.

Senate Approves Inquiry into Charity Fundraising

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 20th June 2018 -  The Australian Senate has agreed to establish a select committee to undertake an inquiry into charity fundraising in the 21st century.

Recognising The Community Sector’s Unsung Heroes

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 19th June 2018 -  Community sector leaders who have made a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged Australians are in the spotlight, with nominations open for the 2018 HESTA Community Sector Awards.

Australia’s SDG Report Card Shows Commitment to the Goals

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 19th June 2018 -  Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a “true global blueprint for a sustainable future for our planet, our communities, our families and our economies”, in the nation’s first report card on the goals.

Trump Sued For Using Charity as ‘Little More Than A Checkbook’

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Wendy Williams, Monday, 18th June 2018 -  The New York attorney general is suing President Donald Trump's charitable foundation along with its directors – the president, his sons Eric and Donald Jr. and daughter Ivanka – accusing them of “extensive and persistent” violations of state and federal charities law.

David Locke to Lead Australian Financial Complaints Authority

Wendy Williams, Friday, 15th June 2018 -  The assistant commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission, David Locke, is stepping down from his role to head up a new “one-shop stop complaints resolution service” for the financial sector.

Myer Reveals New Plans for Strategic Philanthropy

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 14th June 2018 -  The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund have unveiled a new five year strategy that puts Australia’s not-for-profit sector leaders, as well as advocacy and policy change, at its heart.
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