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Karen Mahlab AM is the Founder and CEO of Pro Bono Australia. In 2015 she was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for her contribution to the Not for Profit sector and philanthropic initiatives.

Explore the 2024 Salary Survey Now!

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 5th June 2024 -  The much-anticipated 2024 Salary Survey has been released, just in time for mid-year remuneration discussions and reviews. Now in its 12th year, the Salary Survey is the quintessential,

Salary Survey reveals stats on performance reviews

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 1st August 2023 -    The 2023 Salary Survey offers a sneak peek into how often workers across the sector have their salaries reviewed. The vast majority of respondents – just over 83 per cent

Why should you buy the 2023 Pro Bono Australia Salary Survey

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 1st August 2023 -    The past 12 months has seen the largest movement in salaries that we have seen during the 11 years of producing this salary survey. It’s absolutely vital to stay ahead of the curve…

Salary Survey 2023 reveals board secrets

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 1st August 2023 -    To those outside the boardroom, boards can seem mysterious, filled with figures rarely seen or directly heard from. But that couldn’t be further from the truth; boards play

Burnout, Social Care, and Positive Psychology: Manage your mental load like you manage your diary.

Jenny Rosser, Friday, 21st July 2023 - 

When we find ourselves becoming distracted quite regularly, this could be because we haven’t given enough airtime to whatever’s interrupting us. Mindfulness – or “being present”…

How to attract the best talent

Danielle Kutchel, Saturday, 8th July 2023 - 

What do employees want?

To attract the best talent, you need to know what it is your potential employees are looking for.  According to the results of this year’s survey, employees

Importance of work flexibility

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 5th July 2023 -  Workplace flexibility is post-COVID buzzword on every employee’s lips. Take a look at any job ad, and you’ll see mentions of ‘hybrid working’, ‘flex working’ or ‘negotiable’ work

Help us increase the impact of sector focused news

Karen Mahlab AM, Monday, 28th November 2022 -  Media organisations across the globe are turning to subscribers to help them grow and continue to be viable businesses. So now, we’re asking for your support too.  Hello dear readers.…
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Terrific news for Pro Bono Australia – Help us dream

Karen Mahlab AM, Thursday, 3rd March 2022 -  From a competitive field, Pro Bono News has won a grant from The Walkley Foundation We’re excited to announce that Pro Bono News has won a grant from The Walkley Foundation that will
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Why don’t changemakers in the social sector get the recognition they deserve?

Karen Mahlab AM, Thursday, 28th October 2021 -  Pro Bono Australia founder and CEO Karen Mahlab AM reflects on the Impact 25 Awards and the importance of celebrating those working to generate positive social change, often without

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