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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.


Four in Five Australians Would Welcome Refugees New Survey Shows


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 19th May 2016 -  Around four in five Australians agree that people should be able to take refuge in other countries to escape war or persecution, a new survey shows.

Gauging the Not for Profit Budget Impact   


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 19th May 2016 -  The Not for Profit sector is yet to see the full impact of federal and state budgets, nearly 200 leaders from the sector heard at a post-budget analysis of funding and policy changes. The Not for Profit Post-budget Breakfast seminar,…

New NFP Standards for Refugee Settlement


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 19th May 2016 -  A new set of standards has been launched in a bid to ensure refugees and migrants across Australia experience a consistent level of support that encourages their potential for effective settlement.

Workplace Giving is on the Rise But Still has Room to Grow


Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 18th May 2016 -  Workplace giving is continuing to grow but has still not “lived up to it’s promise”, according to new analysis.

Australia’s Only Not for Profit Real Estate Agency Goes National


Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 17th May 2016 -  Australia's only Not for Profit real estate agency is rolling their model out across the nation.

Campaign to Help Australians Learn Signs of Partner Violence


Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 17th May 2016 -  Geelong AFL player Jimmy Bartel has joined forces with 1800RESPECT and domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty to launch a new national campaign to help Australians recognise the signs of intimate partner violence and how best to support someone experiencing it.

10K Competition for NFPs to Power Their Passion


Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 17th May 2016 -  Technology company Blackbaud Pacific has launched an online competition to give AU$10,000 to an Australian charity, NGO or university to “power their passion”. The Blackbaud $10K Challenge, aims to “showcase the passion that fuels the Not for Profit sector and

Youth Jobs PaTH Program Needs New Legislation, ACTU Claims


Wendy Williams, Monday, 16th May 2016 -  The Youth Jobs PaTH program, designed to help young people transition into work, could require new legislation before it could be brought into action, according to legal advice sought by the Australian Council of Trade Unions.

Google Wants Job Equality for Female Emoji


Wendy Williams, Monday, 16th May 2016 -  Search engine giant Google wants to give emoji – those small digital images or smiley faces used to express an idea or emotion – more female representation especially around jobs.

Google Bans Short-Term Payday Loan Ads


Wendy Williams, Friday, 13th May 2016 -  Google has announced it is set to ban advertisements for short-term payday loans following concerns about the “predatory nature” of payday lending.

Budget Hits Australia’s Poorest Families Hardest, ANU Report Reveals


Wendy Williams, Thursday, 12th May 2016 -  Australia’s poorest families will be hardest hit by the federal budget when the new measures come into place, a new report from the Australian National University has revealed.

Child Protection Charity Barnardos Australia Partners With Star Casino


Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 11th May 2016 -  Child protection charity Barnardos Australia will team up with casino venue The Star Sydney in a million-dollar partnership that the Not for Profit said would help fund vital programs and help disadvantaged young people into the workforce.
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