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Charities and not-for-profit organisations have been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis – Charities continue to struggle through coronavirus – and How should social organisations emerge from COVID-19?

Pro Bono News is the number one news outlet for Australia’s social economy. Today’s cartoon.

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Oxfam Australia is halving its full time staff. ‘The charity, which delivers aid internationally as well as in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia, pointed to ongoing financial issues and a persistent decline in overseas aid budgets from before the outbreak of COVID-19.’ read the post on the Pro Bono website here.

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Democracy Co – deliberative democracy experts – break new ground delivering an online Citizens’ Jury  at the height of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Cartoons for the latest issue of Australian Socialist.

 

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Is there a local ‘heartbeat’ economy that can keep beating despite the damage wrought by crazy global economic storms raging or spluttering around us?

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Charities and Not-for-Profits will struggle to survive as the COVID-19 restrictions affect their sources of funding. The latest Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Isolation at home and homelessness in this upturned, coronavirus world don’t quite add up. Today’s  Pro Bono news cartoon.

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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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My sister and her partner live on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.  She sketched this idea, which I drew up, to show ‘the team’: the local farmers, neighbours and firefighters  who defended their bit of the Island for 10 days during the bushfires. They will each get a copy.