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

21 Apr

Philanthropy Australia AGM
Melbourne, VIC

Upcoming Sector Events

05 Mar

Kickstart retreat
Coffs Harbour, NSW.

10 Mar

The Funding Network
Sydney, NSW

12 Mar

Learning Through Innovation Forum
Melbourne, VIC

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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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In recognition

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

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Latest News

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…

Feb. 28, 2015 8 things Steve Waugh learned from cricket and now applies to his philanthropy

Famous for his never say die leadership style, Waugh has carried these skills developed in his cricketing years into his career as a philanthropist. Read more…

Feb. 24, 2015 Graham Tuckwell receives ANU Alumni of the Year award for philanthropy

While the award is "wonderful recognition", Mr Tuckwell - whose personal fortune is estimated at $775 million - hopes it will encourage more people to give back to higher education Read more…

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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.