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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.


Young Australians Face Worse Challenges Than Their Parents Says Report


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th June 2016 -  Today’s young Australians could become the first generation to be worse off than their parents, according to a new report card from the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA).

A Living Room for Melbourne’s Homeless


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th June 2016 -  Melbourne’s growing number of homeless are set to get their own “Living Room” with the relaunch of a state-of-the-art facility in the city’s iconic Hosier Lane following a $500,000 facelift.

Uniting to Make Homelessness a National Priority

Federal Election

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 15th June 2016 -  Leaders of Australia’s largest homelessness service providers have united in a bid to make reducing homelessness a national priority in the federal election and they are taking their campaign directly to the politicians through a series of nationwide forums.

Canon Announces Grants to Help the Environment


Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 14th June 2016 -  Canon Oceania is helping put Not for Profit organisations and local schools who are passionate about the environment behind the lens.

NFP Launches Financial Hub for Employees


Wendy Williams, Monday, 13th June 2016 -  A Not for Profit aggregated buying group has launched a financial wellbeing program, offering individual employees in the sector access to professional financial education and advice without the expensive price tag.

Disability Organisation Minda Transforms Commercial Enterprise Into Social Enterprise


Wendy Williams, Monday, 13th June 2016 -  South Australia’s largest non-government disability services organisation is set to restructure its $30 million commercial enterprise operations and transform it into a social enterprise.

A Radical Advocate for Inclusion


Wendy Williams, Monday, 13th June 2016 -  Liz Forsyth has two business cards. She is both executive director of Northcott Innovation and the general manager of customer experience at disability Not for Profit Northcott. Forsyth is this week’s Changemaker.

Australia’s Youngest Generation is the Most Vulnerable Says Report


Wendy Williams, Friday, 10th June 2016 -  A new report is calling for governments to set a clear national agenda for children as it claims Australia’s youngest generation is the most vulnerable.

Saving Dory – Ellen Speaks Out for the Great Barrier Reef After NFP Appeal


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 9th June 2016 -  Talk-show host and animal-activist, Ellen Degeneres, has joined the fight to help save the Great Barrier Reef, following pleas from Not for Profits that Dory needed her help.

Bittersweet Birthday Celebration for Asylum Seeker NFP


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 9th June 2016 -  Australia's largest asylum seeker advocacy, aid and health organisation is calling for an end to the “toxic bipartisan leadership” which has made the average Australian “fear and resent” asylum seekers, as the Not for Profit celebrates it’s 15th birthday.

Thousands Still Using Disability Support Services – Report


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 9th June 2016 -  Almost 334,000 people used disability support services in 2014/15 under the National Disability Agreement (NDA) with another 4000 already transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, according to a new report.

Housing and Homelessness are in the Top Three Priorities for Australians

Federal Election

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 7th June 2016 -  Housing and homelessness rank third on the list for voters funding priorities, according to new research.
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