Making a difference on World Day of Social Justice
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Making a difference on World Day of Social Justice

As the United Nation states, “Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations”. “We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality, or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, […]

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Let’s not just #changethedate but work together to #changethenation
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Let’s not just #changethedate but work together to #changethenation

As we did last year, Wendy Brooks and Partners will not be celebrating Australia Day, but will be working on the public holiday as a symbolic yet important step towards national reconciliation. However, as Luke Pearson (a Gamilaroi man) says, “it is not enough to just change the date as if the only problem with modern-day Australia, […]

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How will the bushfire crisis affect your fundraising this year?
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How will the bushfire crisis affect your fundraising this year?

The devastation of the bushfires has led to an outpouring of generosity from across the globe. But even though the emergency is far from over, many not-for-profits will need to start thinking carefully now about how they respond both in the short and medium term to these extreme circumstances. Mallacoota skyline: Photo credit @brendanh_au Overcoming gaps […]

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Lessons from India part 1: Education needs to be re-imagined
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Lessons from India part 1: Education needs to be re-imagined

On our recent trip to India we were exposed to a very different model of tertiary education that made us realise how differently we need to do things in Australia. Recycling lab Centurion University’s social entrepreneurship outreach entity Gram Tarang is training 100,000 students each year with more than 85% (including over 200 differently abled […]

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How bad is prejudice and discrimination in Australia?
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How bad is prejudice and discrimination in Australia?

While many Australians might like to think that Australia is the land of the “fair go”, the statistics suggest this is no longer the case. Indigenous women make up 2% of Australia’s population and yet are 34% of the women behind bars. While 10% of AFL players are Aboriginal or Torres Strait islanders, only 3 […]

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