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Amazon's Jeff Bezos commits $2.7 billion to help homeless, pre-schools

Amazon's Jeff Bezos commits $2.7 billion to help homeless, pre-schools

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, the world's richest person, said he will commit $2 billion to helping homeless families, a low-income communities.

  • by Munsif Vengattil and Jeffrey Dastin

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The PCYC plunge: Do you dare to abseil Canberra's tallest building?
Canberra

The PCYC plunge: Do you dare to abseil Canberra's tallest building?

Introducing the most adrenaline-filled charity event in the ACT - and a way to help Canberra's disadvantaged youth.

  • by Serena Coady
The Perth project delivering support to the sick kids who need it most
Cancer

The Perth project delivering support to the sick kids who need it most

Warrior Mail comes from across the world with one simple goal: to brighten the day of children battling illness in hospital.

  • by Cameron Myles
Our concern about the drought isn't fair dinkum
Opinion
Farming

Our concern about the drought isn't fair dinkum

Most handouts to farmers will be a waste of taxpayers’ money.

  • by Ross Gittins
After a life of pain, Eileen O'Connor may be Australia's next saint

After a life of pain, Eileen O'Connor may be Australia's next saint

She died aged just 28 but Eileen O'Connor's short life can be an inspiration to us all, says Sydney Archbishop.

Drought charities defend spending as donations pour in
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Farming

Drought charities defend spending as donations pour in

As Australians open their wallets to help drought-stricken farmers, questions have been raised about how two charities spend their money.

  • by Patrick Begley
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The drought: Humanity and the humble parma shine through
Opinion
Opinion

The drought: Humanity and the humble parma shine through

Social media is much decried, but when ordinary people use it to magnify their compassion for drought-stricken farmers, magic can happen.

  • by Tony Wright
Hands Across Canberra considering space in Labor Club building

Hands Across Canberra considering space in Labor Club building

The organisation to take control of the new Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund has confirmed it is in talks with the Labor Club about taking office space in a city building owned by the club.

  • by Kirsten Lawson & Steven Trask
'They're scamming people': Fake 'monks' in Sydney are cashing in
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'They're scamming people': Fake 'monks' in Sydney are cashing in

They can be found roaming the city in brown robes and fresh sneakers, demanding cash. But they're not real monks - and there's little authorities can do to stop them. 

  • by Jenny Noyes
Marymead is the Vikings Group's next charity of the year
Canberra

Marymead is the Vikings Group's next charity of the year

The Buy a Brick campaign aims to raise $1.3 million to build two care cottages at Marymead in Narrabundah.

GIVIT celebrates one year in Canberra
Canberra

GIVIT celebrates one year in Canberra

GIVIT, an online donation portal, has helped hundreds of Canberra families since launching in May last year.

  • by Emily Baker