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

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Walking the Walk

Changemaker

Wendy Williams, Monday, 28th August 2017 -  The Salvation Army's Major Brendan Nottle has worked with society's most vulnerable people for more than a decade. He is this week’s Changemaker.

Calls For Overhaul of Welfare System as Talk Turns to UBI

Wendy Williams, Friday, 25th August 2017 -  Australia’s social security system has come under scrutiny in a number of talks held this month exploring the future of work and basic income options.

Supporting the Next Generation of Impact Entrepreneurs

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 24th August 2017 -  An initiative to support refugees and migrants to create the next generation of impact entrepreneurs has secured funding through LaunchVic.

New Budget Standards Show Australia’s Social Safety Net is Inadequate

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 24th August 2017 -  Australian jobseekers relying on unemployment benefits cannot afford a basic standard of living, according to a new report, which is giving rise to calls from the social sector for an immediate increase to Newstart.

Logan Named as Second Trial Site for Drug Testing

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 23rd August 2017 -  The Queensland region of Logan has been unveiled as the second site for controversial drug testing trials that target welfare recipients.

NDIA Loses Appeal in Test Case for Transport Funding

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 23rd August 2017 -  An attempt by the National Disability Insurance Agency to appeal a ruling that the agency must fully fund supports accepted as “reasonable and necessary” under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, has been dismissed by the Federal Court.

Calling NFPs to Speak Out on the Role of Tech

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 22nd August 2017 -  Not for profits around the world are being called on to take part in an annual research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how organisations use technology to engage their supporters and donors.

NFPs Set to Benefit From $1M of Free Tech Expertise

Wendy Williams, Monday, 21st August 2017 -  Australian not for profits using technology to address community challenges are set to receive more than $1 million in free IT and tech expertise.

New NFP Real Estate Agency to Help Homelessness as Street Count Reveals Sydney in Crisis

Wendy Williams, Monday, 21st August 2017 -  A not-for-profit real estate agency is set to be established in Sydney in a bid to help increase the supply of affordable rental housing in the inner city, as not for profits are calling for action on homelessness in the wake of the latest street count figures.

Female Students Launch NFP For Future ChangeMakeHers

Wendy Williams, Monday, 21st August 2017 -  A group of year 12 students have launched a new not-for-profit organisation to empower girls to become changemakers of the future and encourage them to pursue primarily male-dominated careers.

Putting the Spotlight on Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries

Wendy Williams, Monday, 21st August 2017 -  Australians are being encouraged to recognise entrepreneurs in developing countries who are working to “swim against the tide and flourish” on World Entrepreneurs’ Day.

Civil Voices Survey Takes the Temperature of Not for Profit Advocacy

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 17th August 2017 -  Social sector leaders in Australia are being called on to speak out about the ability of their organisations to advocate on matters of public interest, as part of a nationwide survey investigating concerns over “alarming” trends that “threaten to silence a sector”.
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