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

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Full-Time Work No Longer A Reality for Young Australians

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 14th June 2018 -  Australia has broken its promise to the next generation, according to a new report which found securing full-time work by the age of 25 is no longer a reality for half of young Australians.

Australians Are Giving Less

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 14th June 2018 -  The value of tax-deductible donations has dropped in Australia for the first time since the global financial crisis, with fewer Australians giving, and giving lower amounts, according to a new report.

Record Number of Women Honoured in Queen’s Birthday Awards

Wendy Williams, Monday, 11th June 2018 -  Philanthropists and not-for-profit sector leaders have topped the honours in the 2018 Queen’s birthday awards, in a year that has seen a significant increase in nominations and awards for women.

Report Shines Light on The ‘Chilling Reality’ of UK Lobbying Act

Around the World

Wendy Williams, Friday, 8th June 2018 -  The UK Lobbying Act has concretely affected charities and voluntary organisations, and has seen people’s voices go missing from the political debate, a new report has shown.

Victoria Takes ‘Exciting Step’ to Reduce Red Tape for Charities

Wendy Williams, Friday, 8th June 2018 -  The path to one stop reporting for Australian not for profits has moved a step closer with the announcement thousands of Victorian charities will benefit from new streamlined reporting arrangements.

Impact Investing Could Displace Traditional Charitable Giving

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 7th June 2018 -  Impact investing could displace traditional charitable donations, with men driving this replacement more than women, according to a new study in the US.

Countering the Challenge of Closing Civic Space

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 7th June 2018 -  Since 2012, 72 countries around the world have passed more than 144 pieces of legislation restricting civil society, according to a new report exploring how donors can effectively support civic space.

The Frontier of Impact Investing

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 6th June 2018 -  Investors are going farther, faster and deeper into impact, while meeting their targeted financial and impact returns, according to a new report.

The Very Good Bra

Spotlight

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 6th June 2018 -  Stephanie Devine talks to Pro Bono News about the world's first zero waste lingerie line, in this month’s spotlight on social enterprise.

Impact Fund Looking to Help Startups Take Giant Leap

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 5th June 2018 -  Australia's first 100 per cent impact fund, which invests in startups that fuse profit and purpose, is seeking new opportunities to deploy its capital.

Iconic Mental Health Organisations Merge To Reduce Stigma

Wendy Williams, Monday, 4th June 2018 -  A national mental health charity and a not-for-profit learning centre, have merged in a bid to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness.

NZ Review Charities Act to Ensure It’s Fit For Purpose

Around the World

Wendy Williams, Monday, 4th June 2018 -  New Zealand is launching a comprehensive review of its national Charities Act to ensure the act is “effective and fit for purpose” more than a decade after it was first implemented.
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