Philanthropy Australia leads an innovative, growing, influential and high performing philanthropic sector in Australia.


Inspiring Giving

Thought-leadership, professional development and learning.

Inspiring Giving

Represent, grow and inspire an effective and robust philanthropic sector.

Our Upcoming Events

14 Apr

Talking with Government
Online (webinar)

21 Apr

Philanthropy Australia AGM
Melbourne, VIC

28 May

How Government Works
Online (webinar)

Upcoming Sector Events

05 Mar

Kickstart retreat
Coffs Harbour, NSW.

10 Mar

The Funding Network
Sydney, NSW

18 Mar

Dinner With Sir Gustav Nossal
Hamilton, VIC

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In recognition

Darvell M. Hutchinson AM, retired Chairman of the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust, appointed a Philanthropy Australia Life Member.

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Philanthropy Leader Awards for 2014

Allan English, Philanthropy Leader of the Year
Michael Gonski, Emerging Philanthropy Leader

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Latest News

Mar. 04, 2015 President’s Update - Acting CEO

Chris Wootton, our Victoria and Tasmania Manager, will take up the position of Acting CEO while our search for a new CEO continues. We have taken this interim step given that an appointment will not occur prior to Louise Walsh’s last day with Philanthropy Australia on Tuesday 31 March 2015. Read more…

Mar. 04, 2015 Telematics Trust open grant round for innovative projects

The Trust funds initiatives that use technology to reach diverse groups and address important practical problems in Victoria through education. Read more…

Mar. 03, 2015 New research survey aims to capture non-profit sector key challenges & shape future support programs

The Telco Together Foundation today launched a new research survey to capture a meaningful view of the common issues and challenges faced by the non-profit sector of Australia. Read more…

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Latest Release

Annual Reports

Philanthropy Australia

Philanthropy Australia operates on a calendar year and our Annual Report is produced as part of our Annual General Meeting proceedings which is held during March/April every year.