Julie Macken is a former journalist with the Australian Financial Review, political consultant for the ALP and NSW Greens, economic justice campaigner and is currently completing a PhD with Western Sydney University. She works part-time in the Justice and Peace Office, Catholic Archdiocese.
Australian charities are struggling with demand: the Coalition will rue turning its back on them (MWM Aug 22, 2020)
The charity sector is struggling in the face of unprecedented demand from those the Coalition refuses to help. There are now fears that many charities won’t survive. But if they go down, a big chunk of Australia’s social safety net will go with them, as will large numbers of jobs. Julie Macken reports. Continue reading »