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Dec. 11, 2018 Michael Liffman’s recommended summer reading list…

It has been suggested to me that I post a list of books on philanthropy that our members might wish to read over the coming summer break. In responding to this idea I’m proposing to divert somewhat from the initial intent of this suggestion, reckoning that even the most committed of our members may not wish to spend January sitting on the beach relaxing with ‘A Semiotic Analysis of the Development of Philanthropy in Ulaanbaatar from 1957 to 1976 (Vol 2)’ (ok, I made that one up..) but might be looking forward to a novel or two. Read more…

Dec. 04, 2018 Philanthropy Australia secures positive outcome enabling the charitable sectors right to advocate

A number of Philanthropy Australia members played a key role in helping the Electoral Act Amendment (Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill) 2018 pass through Federal Parliament last week and we would like to thank you. Read more…

Nov. 28, 2018 The Liffman Provocations: A Compelling Introduction

In my last post, I concluded with a teaser for the next provocation, so here it is..... Read more…

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