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The Pro Bono News team are all in Melbourne and, like many of our readers, have spent a significant time in lockdown over the past 18 months (and counting). We’ve been working hard to keep you up-to-date with all the happenings across the social sector throughout the pandemic. But the truth is, we’re a little tired. So we’re taking a break for a few days to recharge.’

Liberal senator speaks out against government crackdown on charities – this week’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. Pro Bono is ‘a group of socially-minded individuals who help purpose-driven people and organisations … to grow (their) impact. We believe society is better off when there is a thriving social economy.’

This week’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Despite headlines claiming a crisis of confidence in charities and not-for-profits, there is no evidence for a global trust crisis in the not-for-profit sector. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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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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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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‘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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‘Political advocacy is an essential task for charities and is something that must be protected’, Greenpeace’s response to comments by Senator James Mcgrath that the charity should be stripped of its tax deductible donations status. Assistant Minister for Charities Zed Seselja said “I would expect all organisations who are subsidised by the taxpayer to act in line with their obligations and in line with the expectations of the public,” – read the post on the Pro Bono website here. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.