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


Philanthropy defined

The structured giving of money, time, information, goods / services, voice or influence to improve humanity.

Inspiring giving in Australia

We facilitate, advocate, educate and promote.

Our Upcoming Events

02 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Sydney, NSW

08 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Adelaide, SA

10 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Melbourne, VIC

16 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Brisbane, QLD

19 Apr

Annual General Meeting
Melbourne, VIC

21 Sep

2016 Philanthropy Australia National Conference - Day 1
Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW

Upcoming Sector Events

02 Dec

Project Discovery - Update
Adelaide, SA

02 Dec

Ethics Taster
Sydney, NSW

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Philanthropy Australia National Conference 
Wednesday 21 & Thursday 22 September 2016
Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

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Latest News

Nov. 29, 2015 How generous are Australians really?

Australia ranks 6th in the world according to the World Giving Index, which measures whether people have volunteered in the past month, whether they have donated to charity and whether they have helped a stranger. Read more…

Nov. 27, 2015 Can philanthropy be taught in a classroom?

Can philanthropy be taught in a classroom? And would philanthropic donors armed with MBAs in impact and effectiveness actually be a good thing for the voluntary sector? Read more…

Nov. 23, 2015 Paul Little makes a $10 million donation to Melbourne University

BRW Rich Lister Paul Little and his wife Jane Hansen have made a $10 million donation to The University of Melbourne, in an effort to boost teaching standards in the arts faculty. Read more…

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Latest Release

2014 Annual Report

Philanthropy Australia

Our Annual Report highlights our progress and achievements.