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Food waste charity redirects locked-down restaurant food to a good cause

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 15th February 2021 -  The lockdown is expected to cost over $30 million in food waste  

The power and the people behind our technology

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 11th February 2021 -  A new report uncovers the fragile state of our digital rights following the crises of 2020  

Social cause consultancy looks to propel change

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 3rd February 2021 -  A new action challenge is looking for people who are “passionate about social and environmental issues, but also up for less talk and more walk” 

Think there is nothing you can do? Think again…

Contributor, Thursday, 21st January 2021 -  A new partnership promises to help Australian organisations use technology to build environments which keep children safe, write Natalie Siegel-Brown, Michael Mackay and James Mann from Child Wise.

Opinion

The digital divide between charities

David Crosbie, Thursday, 14th January 2021 -  As charities look to the year ahead, they could do worse than begin this reflection by asking if they might benefit from more effective use of technology in the way they go about their work, writes David Crosbie.

Twitter teams up with Red Cross Australia to keep Aussies safe in natural disasters

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 13th January 2021 -  A new search function will make it easier for Twitter users to find disaster resources from the Red Cross  

Opinion

Why I stand with tech platforms who use end-to-end encryption

Sarah Liberty, Tuesday, 24th November 2020 -  Sarah Liberty, CEO of JustSociale, responds to Google’s worldwide announcement regarding encryption, and explains why it’s a positive step for human rights.      

‘Airbnb for brains’ opens to investors

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 11th November 2020 -  Mindhive has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund the next stage of its growth and move closer to its goal of being the world’s biggest problem solving community

Hot Topic

‘Be prepared and be brave’: The Salvos reveal how they prepare for cyber attack

Justin Flower, Monday, 9th November 2020 -  How does a large NFP operate from a cyber risk perspective? Justin Flower from InfoTrust sits down with the Salvation Army’s executive manager of cybersecurity to find out.

Annual tech awards highlight NFP innovation amid COVID chaos

Luke Michael, Friday, 6th November 2020 -  Humanitix and Orange Sky Australia are among the major winners 
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