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Highlights from the 2017 Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit

2017-2020 Strategic Plan

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The 2017 Australian Philanthropy Awards

Recognising and celebrating recent extraordinary achievements in Australian philanthropy.

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Oct. 16, 2017 State Trustees CEO Craig Dent publishes his first book The Creation of Trust

State Trustees Chief Executive Officer, Craig Dent has published his first book, The Creation of Trust. Read more…

Oct. 11, 2017 Iconic Australian Outdoor Education Development Organisation Announces New CEO

Iconic Australian outdoor education company, Outward Bound Australia, has named Alex Green, head of Sir David Martin Foundation, as its new chief. Read more…

Sep. 27, 2017 CEO Update - Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, advocacy and UK study tour

Philanthropy Australia CEO, Sarah Davies, lends her thoughts on the key lessons and opportunities unearthed at the 2017 Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, the role of advocacy and the upcoming UK study tour. Read more…

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In conversation with Daniel Lee of the Levi Strauss Foundation

In conversation with Nicole Richards at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, Daniel Lee shared his insights on topics including the role of philanthropy as a driver of systems change which addresses root causes of social challenges, the relationship between philanthropy and government and what the new political environment in the United States means for philanthropy.

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