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Beware the ‘Would’

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 11th February 2019 -  When it comes to job interviews and showing you’re a star, preparation is key, writes experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones, in her latest blog.

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Pushing Homelessness to the Front

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 11th February 2019 -  With homelessness rates rising rapidly, Kate Colvin, policy manager for Council to Homeless Persons, and spokesperson for the Everybody’s Home Campaign, is battling to make housing insecurity heard by the powerful. She’s this week’s Changemaker

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Cheers to a Change in Australia’s Culture

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 4th February 2019 -  Christina DeLay is co-founder of Altina Drinks, a social enterprise hoping to tip Australia’s drinking culture on its head with a range of alcohol-free cocktails. She’s this week’s changemaker.  

Calls for Cross-Sector Collaboration to Fix Skills Shortage

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 4th February 2019 -  The Foundation for Young Australians is calling for urgent action on a looming skills shortage, which they say will leave the country with major social and economic problems if not quickly dealt with.

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Conserving Australia’s Future

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 28th January 2019 -  Rich Gilmore is the Australian director of The Nature Conservancy, and is fighting to conserve and restore Australia’s precious landscape by involving sectors across the board, and making them part of the issue. He is this week’s Changemaker.  

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A One Legged Race

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 28th January 2019 -  In her latest blog, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones stresses the importance of getting your elevator pitch right and considers how best to answer the question “what do you do?”.

Disability Groups Divided Over Support for Australian Disability Enterprises

Luke Michael, Friday, 25th January 2019 -  Disability groups are split on whether Labor’s plan to direct government contracts to disability enterprises is a good move, with critics of the plan saying people with disability in these jobs are paid as little as $1 an hour.

Two Birds, One Stone

Contributor, Tuesday, 22nd January 2019 -  Lea Corbett, founder and director of Map consulting group, explains why the newly launched  network of mature aged professionals is a case of “two birds, one stone”.

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Taking Back the #AfricanGang Narrative

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 21st January 2019 -  When South Sudanese lawyer, Maker Mayek reclaimed the racially-fuelled term, “African Gangs” on Twitter with a viral hashtag by the same name 12 months ago, he turned the conversation on its head, and is now working hard to fight back for his com
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