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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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Mutuals and Fintech Startups Get Innovative Together

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Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 13th July 2016 -  Forward-thinking mutual banks and credit unions are hoping to learn from some of Australia’s most innovative fintech startups as part of a market-first corporate fintech accelerator program.

Aly Becomes First Female Muslim MP

Federal Election

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 12th July 2016 -  The founder of a Not for Profit committed to addressing violent extremism in Australia is set to make history by becoming the first Muslim woman to be elected to federal Parliament.

UK NFPs Concerned About Brexit

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Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 12th July 2016 -  As many as nine out of 10 Not for Profit employees in the UK are concerned about the impact Brexit will have on their charities, according to a new survey.

President of People With Disability Craig Wallace Steps Down

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Wendy Williams, Monday, 11th July 2016 -  President of People With Disability Craig Wallace said it was time to “pass on the baton” as he announced he was stepping down early.

Empowering Girls to Become Leaders

Changemaker

Wendy Williams, Monday, 11th July 2016 -  Nicky Mih is CEO of Free to Shine, an Australian based Not for Profit, that works with girls at risk of being forced into the sex industry in Cambodia. Mih is this week’s Changemaker.

Aboriginal Employment Reaches Significant Milestone in NT

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Wendy Williams, Monday, 11th July 2016 -  Not for Profit Diversity Council Australia is calling on states to follow the example set by the Northern Territory after it was announced Aboriginal employment in the public sector has reached a significant milestone.

SACOSS Welcomes SA Budget Jobs Focus But Says It Misses Vulnerable Australians

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Wendy Williams, Friday, 8th July 2016 -  The South Australia state budget provides a welcome boost to infrastructure and job creation but misses support for vulnerable Australians, according to SACOSS.

Peak Body Welcomes Framework to Allow Terminally Ill to Die at Home

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Wendy Williams, Thursday, 7th July 2016 -  The peak body for palliative care has welcomed a “visionary” new framework to help more people with a terminal illness die at home in Victoria.

Wannabe Remake Reveals What Girls Really Really Want

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Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 6th July 2016 -  A remake of the 1996 Spice Girls’ hit Wannabe has taken girl power a step further in a bid to highlight gender inequality issues faced by women across the world.

Post-Election Poll Shows Support for Crossbench Negotiations

Federal Election

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 6th July 2016 -  The majority of Labor, Green and Independent voters would prefer negotiations with crossbench MPs rather than calling another election, according to a new poll.

NFP Says Minority Government Could Be Good

Federal Election

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 5th July 2016 -  Not for Profit Anglicare Australia has argued that minority government could be a good thing.

Sydney Launches Largest Tactile Network in the World

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Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 5th July 2016 -  The world’s largest network of tactile and braille street signs has been launched in Sydney to help visually impaired pedestrians navigate the streets.
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