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‘Charities trade in trust….What governments have repeatedly failed to recognise or accept is that the charities sector is the biggest employer in the country with over 1.3 million people employed… …’ and any boost to the sector ‘delivers real community benefit‘. Read more of David Crosbie’s post on Pro Bono news here.

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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‘Over 3 million Australians locked into poverty’, today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

 

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‘Over $430 million was donated to political parties last financial year and, for good or for bad, not one of these dollars came from the social purpose sector. Given that most donors expect something in return for their donation, this means it will be increasingly challenging for the social purpose sector to get cut through on their advocacy and engagement issues in the years ahead’.  Read more of Neil Pharaoh’s post on the Pro Bono website here. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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The government is gagging any suggestion that climate change has any involvement in the  disastrous bushfires across the country.  As well, denial to the realisation that Australia’s – mostly volunteer –  firefighting organisations will need greatly increased support and resources in the years ahead as climate change transforms the country. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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‘Australian aid groups have slammed the federal government’s decision to bow out of the Green Climate Fund, saying it will not only affect their ability to carry out front line work but will hurt the world’s most vulnerable people’. Yesterday’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon – see the post Australia’s hunger crisis leaving vulnerable women without food.

 

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Cartoon for Pro Bono news. Winter has been and already some inland towns are running out of water. Water is trucked in at great expense. Water catchments for cities are low. In a vacuum of inaction two foundations have stepped in:  Philanthropy Centre announced to tackle Australia’s freshwater crisis