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‘He was a beacon of hope’: UK’s coronavirus hero Captain Tom Moore dies at the age of 100

‘He was a beacon of hope’: UK’s coronavirus hero Captain Tom Moore dies at the age of 100

Captain Tom Moore, the British World War II veteran who raised millions of pounds for health service workers, has died at the age of 100.

  • by Latika Bourke

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Smaller charities take the biggest hit during pandemic

Smaller charities take the biggest hit during pandemic

Australian charities have experienced a mixed response during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • by Anna Patty
COVID-affected Pink Test means less money to help people like Luise

COVID-affected Pink Test means less money to help people like Luise

McGrath Foundation chief executive Holly Masters said the past 12 months of the pandemic had damaged fundraising events.

  • by Tim Barlass
Community rallies to help find charity car stolen before Christmas

Community rallies to help find charity car stolen before Christmas

The vehicle's owner, who uses it to raise money for disadvantaged children, said "it was a late Christmas present".

  • by Toby Crockford
2020 drew back the curtain on unemployment and poverty
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JobSeeker

2020 drew back the curtain on unemployment and poverty

This challenging year demonstrated the urgency with which Australia needs to deal with welfare reform.

  • by Lyn Edge
The true meaning of Boxing Day is more important than ever this year
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Christmas

The true meaning of Boxing Day is more important than ever this year

'Tis the season for giving, but maybe we need to rethink that what that really means.

  • by Wendy Squires
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This is what happens when $50 doesn't solve the world's problems
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Opinion

This is what happens when $50 doesn't solve the world's problems

My inbox is groaning under the weight of donation requests. My soul is groaning under the guilt of not always giving.

  • by Danny Katz
'You're a generous bunch': Charities grateful for our pandemic giving

'You're a generous bunch': Charities grateful for our pandemic giving

It's been a tough year for many of us, but charities have reported strong levels of donations, from those eager to help.

  • by Carolyn Webb and Michael Fowler
Sydney's homeless to get ham, turkey in COVID-safe takeaway containers

Sydney's homeless to get ham, turkey in COVID-safe takeaway containers

Sydney's homeless will have takeaway turkey and ham outdoors instead of a traditional sit-down meal on Christmas Day, as charity groups quickly adapt to the latest COVID-19 restrictions.

  • by Anna Patty
'I was told my daughter would never be independent'

'I was told my daughter would never be independent'

Call it mother’s intuition, but Georgie Bennett knew straight away that something wasn’t quite right with her firstborn, Holly.

  • by Dilvin Yasa
A comment about his weight led to a devastating diagnosis

A comment about his weight led to a devastating diagnosis

A few months after welcoming their second son, Matt and Trine Simpson’s lives were upended by a rare form of cancer.

  • by Nicole Economos