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How to bring constructive optimism into each day – despite the avalanche of devastation and painful news

Kirsty Robertson, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  Kirsty Robertson, CEO of Caritas Australia, shares some advice for those in the social sector on how to acknowledge the hardships going on around you, while recognising that you are not responsible for the overall outcome – only for the part you pl

Breaking the mould when it comes to finding the right person for the job

Jo Garner, Tuesday, 21st September 2021 -  With organisations facing increasing challenges to find, hire, and retain staff, Jo Garner, director of Strategic Grants, shares her top tips on what to look for and how to keep the right person when you find them.

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The fight for a plastic-free future

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 20th September 2021 -  University of Queensland researcher Nasim Amaralian is fighting for a more sustainable and healthy world by turning unlikely natural resources like spinifex and sugar cane into everyday products. She’s this week’s Changemaker.   

Why leaders need a mentor too

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 14th September 2021 -  It’s a tough job leading an organisation, but getting yourself a mentor can help.

New changes to Sex Discrimination Act leave many volunteers behind

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 14th September 2021 -  “It is time we support volunteers and ensure they are all protected from workplace sexual harassment.” 

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Creating an equal world for women of colour

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 13th September 2021 -  As the CEO of Women of Colour Australia, Brenda Gaddi is creating a world where all women, no matter their background, feel safe and supported. She’s this week’s Changemaker.

How to apply for a job when you’re overqualified

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 9th September 2021 -  We share some tips on how you can land your dream job, even if you are overqualified

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Why culture is the key business driver in disability

Fran Connelley, Wednesday, 8th September 2021 -  A provider’s ability to attract great people relies on the strength of their workplace culture, writes Fran Connelley, author of new book Workplace Culture and the NDIS, a guide for leaders in the Australian disability sector.

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A lifelong fight for fairness

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 6th September 2021 -  As the coordinator of the Brigidine Asylum Seekers Project, Sister Brigid Arthur is using her passion for social justice to fight for the rights of some of the community’s most vulnerable. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

‘Good people can do bad things unconsciously’: NFPs urged to reflect on racism and implicit bias

Luke Michael, Thursday, 2nd September 2021 -  “It's hard work, but it's important work, especially if we really want to create change for different communities and create projects and services that are sustainable” 
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