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Using drones to build homes for koalas 

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 12th January 2022 -  “We’re generating what we describe as a koala fountain – a strong source population that can spread out along habitat corridors and bolster koala numbers throughout the region.”

SANE Australia gets ready to launch a new mental health art program

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 24th November 2021 -  From next year, Victorians living with mental health issues are set to benefit from a new arts program. 

Community groups to be showcased on Melbourne’s iconic trams

Luke Michael, Thursday, 11th November 2021 -  These “wrapped” trams will operate on the network for about four months in 2022

Singing a song for people on low incomes

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 27th October 2021 -  The winner of a song-writing contest giving a voice to those who are unemployed or underemployed is taking home $10,000 

Hop on board the buses supporting rough sleepers

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 14th October 2021 -  “Driving for Change will give the most vulnerable people the opportunity to access crucial services which can guide and support them in changing their lives long term”

Cook up your old food and save the planet

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 29th September 2021 -  Food waste charity OzHarvest is encouraging Aussies to use up their food to fight climate change 

#GameZero: Premier League giants score goals for the environment

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea are using the power of sport to promote a zero carbon future    

Free legal clinic launches to help Afghan Australian community

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 7th September 2021 -  The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is receiving hundreds of requests a day from Afghan people who want to bring their loved ones to safety

Airbnb vows to temporarily house Afghan refugees

Luke Michael, Thursday, 26th August 2021 -  “For [these] refugees, my hope is that the Airbnb community will provide them with not only a safe place to rest and start over, but also a warm welcome home”

Cryptocurrency enters the art world giving space

Luke Michael, Thursday, 19th August 2021 -  “We are seeing the art world embrace the crypto world… It was only a matter of time before art philanthropy followed suit”  
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