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Inspiring Giving

Represent, grow and inspire an effective and robust philanthropic sector.

Our Upcoming Events

22 Oct

New Gen Keynote - Sydney
Eternity Playhouse, 39 Burton Street (Cnr Palmer Street), Darlinghurst, NSW

23 Oct

New Gen Keynote - Melbourne
ANZ Pavilion - Arts Centre, 100 St Kilda Road, VIC

Upcoming Sector Events

05 Nov

The Funding Network - Sydney
AMP, Level 25, 33 Alfred St, Circular Quay, Sydney

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2014 New Gen Keynote

Following sell-out events in 2013, this year's much-anticipated 2014 New Generation of Giving Keynote Series features a dynamic New Gen-er with a sterling track-record in philanthropy.

  • Sydney: Wednesday 22 October
  • Melbourne: Thursday 23 October

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In recognition

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

Philanthropy Australia’s inaugural Philanthropy Leader Awards winners:

Allan English
2014 Philanthropy Leader of the Year

Michael Gonski
2014 Emerging Philanthropy Leader




Latest News

Oct. 21, 2014 Millennials Pushing for Social Change

Millennials, who are often maligned as a the “me generation” and a selfish group of citizens that are impatient and filled with a sense of entitlement, actually have the power to change the face of the Not for Profit sector, a visiting US impact investment expert has said. Read more…

Oct. 21, 2014 Aussie philanthropists go on tour

A dozen wealthy Australian families will meet a high-profile line-up of US philanthropists including the Rockefeller family, hedge fund manager David Einhorn and Warren Buffett’s son Peter, to learn how better to give away their millions. Read more…

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Latest Release

Celebrating the top 50

Pro Bono Australia

Australia’s Top 50 Philanthropic Gifts publication was launched in October 2013, aimed at providing a lasting memento of the outstanding achievements of donors and the communities they have supported.