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Apr. 06, 2017 Leading Australian philanthropists honoured at industry awards

Six of Australia’s most strategic funders were recognised for the impact of their giving at the 2017 Philanthropy Australia Awards in Melbourne on Wednesday 5 April 2017. Read more…

Apr. 03, 2017 Bill and Melinda’s Annual Letter

Ten years ago, Warren Buffett donated the bulk of his fortune to the foundation’s efforts to reduce inequity. His dramatic commitment has allowed the Gates Foundation to expand work into agricultural development, financial services for the poor, and other global development programs, as well as continue programs to improve global health and U.S. education. This year, Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter is a response to a question from Warren on the status of his gift. It’s focused on progress and continued challenges in our work in global health – because that was the starting point for our philanthropy and it’s the majority of what the foundation does. Read more…

Mar. 06, 2017 Our new Finance and Operations Manager

We are delighted to let you know that we have appointed a new Finance and Operations Manager - Mal Lewis, based at our Melbourne office. Read more…

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