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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 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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We are doing our bit… it’s all in the paper work.

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Cartoon in the current issue of Australian Options, for Jim Stanford’s article ‘wage crisis has obvious solutions‘.

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Australian Options is 20 years old. Options 20th Birthday pic

20 years of presenting ideas, analysis and comment; all the more essential in the present ‘are you with us or against us?’ climate.

These cartoons are from the latest issue ‘Renewing Australia’s politics’.

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‘Advocacy and Disability Not for Profits have reacted strongly to suggestions that funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme [NDIS] may be cut back or the roll-out slowed. The Coalition Government indicated for the first time that the National Disability Insurance Scheme may be hit by funding cutbacks as part of so called “budget savings”’. Read more from the Pro Bono news website here.

Pro Bono is the ‘online hub for people engaged with Australia’s Not for Profit Communities’.

Here is my NFP Kneebone take on the report:

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