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What’s the point of going to uni? You might soon be able to find out

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 20th May 2019 -  The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is well known for its philanthropic contributions to higher education, but the foundation is now shifting its attention to determine if a college

World’s Richest Philanthropic Funds

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 30th July 2015 -  Australia is notably absent from a list of the world’s top 10 ultra-wealthy philanthropists, despite 2014 being declared as a year of the “mega gifts”, with the…

Bill Gates Speaks to Australia

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 28th May 2013 -  Microsoft founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will speak at University of New South Wales today as part in a special ABC TV Q&A program moderated by Tony…

Top Place for Motherhood – NFP Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th May 2013 -  Just in time for Mother’s Day, it’s been revealed that Australia is the best country in the Southern Hemisphere and tenth in the world, to be a mother, in research by international…

New Loo Design Wins With Gates

Staff Reporter, Friday, 17th August 2012 -  An unusual competition by the Gates Foundation in the US to redesign the ‘toilet without water’ has come up with an equally unusual winner. The competition to design…

India’s Polio Success a Major Milestone for Global Health

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th January 2012 -  Friday will mark a significant milestone in the global fight against polio – it will be a year since the last case of wild poliovirus was detected in India. What makes the feat…

10 Years of the Millennium Development Goals -TEDxChange Event

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th September 2010 -  More than 150 of the world’s leading ‘thinkers and doers’ will gather in New York this month for an event to mark 10 years of the Millennium Development Goals. The…

Forty US Families Take ‘Giving Pledge’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th August 2010 -  Forty of the wealthiest families and individuals in the United States have committed to returning the majority of their wealth to charitable causes by taking the 'Giving Pledge'…
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