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Discovering Social Justice at Young Age

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd June 2014 -    Realising the potential Not for Profits made in people’s lives at an early age, led Australian Refugee Association Chief Executive Officer Kirsten Bickendorf into


Tackling Family Violence

Staff Reporter, Monday, 16th June 2014 -  From working at a children’s hospital to leading a Not for Profit that provides services to women and their children who are homeless, Jocelyn Bignold has dedicated her career


Flying into the NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd June 2014 -  Trained as an air traffic controller with the Royal Australian Air Force, Glenda Stevens led a multi-cultural fundraising charity in Ireland before taking the top job at Homelessness


From Diplomat to Refugee Crusader

Staff Reporter, Monday, 26th May 2014 -  Former diplomat Naomi Steer worked in politics and the trade union movement before she made the leap into the Not for Profit sector to become the founding National Director for UNHCR


NFP Leader Masters the Balancing Act

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th May 2014 -  Being good at juggling many different roles is what Melanie Tate, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Puddle Jumpers, owes her success to. Tate is this week’s Changemaker.


Personal Challenge Leads to Brainwave

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th May 2014 -  Once Josephine Nicholls started fundraising for a cause close to her heart, she couldn’t stop and now she leads a Not for Profit with a highly engaged board that’s going


Bushman at Heart, Conservationist by Nature

Staff Reporter, Monday, 5th May 2014 -  Leading Australian conservationist, Dr Barry Traill is spearheading the campaign to protect one of the world’s greatest remaining natural wonders – the Australian


Giving to a Fine Art

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th April 2014 -  A passion for the arts has taken Fiona Menzies from the halls of Federal Parliament through to the Not for Profit sector. Menzies is this week’s Changemaker. Menzies’…


Vision for Improving Lives

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th April 2014 -  A passion for social justice and human rights has shaped the life and the work of Vision 2020 Australia CEO Jennifer Gersbeck. Gersbeck is this week’s Changemaker. Gersbeck,…


The Flow-on Effect of Compassion

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th April 2014 -  After visiting a flood-stricken Pakistan, Rachel Cruz decided to establish a Not for Profit to help those most affected. Cruz is this week’s Changemaker. Cruz, originally…


Leading By Example

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st March 2014 -  With achievements such as tripling a Not for Profit’s annual revenue and doubling its growth, indigenous leader Rachelle Towart has the proof to back up why she’s an


Breaking Down Barriers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th March 2014 -  Working her way through university as a disability support worker gave Claire Robbs enough of a taste of the Not for Profit sector to know it was the right fit for her. Robbs is this week’s
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