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Jan. 01, 2015


Noel Pearson on the importance of philanthropy to Indigenous communities

Noel Pearson is the Founder and Executive Director of the Cape York Partnership. He comes from the Guugu Yimidhirr community of Hope Vale on south eastern Cape York Peninsula, and is the primary architect of the Cape York Agenda.

Noel’s goal is to enable Cape York’s Indigenous people to have the capacity to choose the life they have reason to value by reinstating the rights of Aboriginal people to take responsibility for their lives. Read more…

Jan. 28, 2015


Trends in philanthropy

Lisa George (Macquarie Group Foundation), Ash Rosshandler (Karma Currency Foundation) and Amanda Miller (The Myer Family Company) talk about the biggest and most exciting trends in philanthropy. Read more…

Jan. 28, 2015


Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest’s advice for new philanthropists

Andrew Forrest is Chairman of the Minderoo Foundation as well as a range of other significant charities and companies.

Recognised widely as family orientated and a strong community and arts supporter, some 90% of his time is now invested locally and internationally in ventures to protect and support the under privileged and communities. Read more…

Jan. 28, 2015


Program Manager Mentoring Program

Bryony Green (Victorian Women's Benevolent Trust) and Genevieve Timmons (Portland House Foundation) were paired up in Philanthropy Australia’s Program Manager Mentoring Program and have had a fruitful year. Here are some of their insights. Read more…

Jan. 21, 2015   |   Fiona Maxwell


2015 Natural Disaster Season

2015 has begun with devastation for hundreds of Adelaide Hills residents. The damage and loss of homes, property, livestock and wildlife is significant.

The physical recovery and rebuilding will take a long time and the emotional and psychological recovery of the people impacted, will take even longer. The trauma of such an event can’t be underestimated. Read more…

Jan. 15, 2015   |   Alexandra Gartmann

 Tags: disasters


Delivering Wins for Philanthropy

Philanthropy Australia has delivered a submission to the re-established Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership, setting out some early wins which can help grow philanthropy in Australia, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia. Read more…

Dec. 04, 2014

 Tags: community business partnership, research & information


Global Collective Impact Summit

The ten20 Foundation recently joined a small group of Australian leaders to attend the Global Collective Impact Summit, held in Toronto Canada 6th-10th October, 2014. Read more…

Dec. 01, 2014   |   Seri Renkin

 Tags: collective impact


US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Overview

Philanthropy Australia’s 2014 Private Giving US Field Trip to New York City and Washington took place over seven days from Sunday 26 October. Read more…

Nov. 28, 2014

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US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Day Five

Jenny Wheatley from The Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation explores key learnings from the Exponent Philanthropy 2014 National Conference. Read more…

Nov. 02, 2014

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