The Australian Government made three announcements which impact upon philanthropy in the week of 4 December:
Setting out reform proposals for the Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) framework
The introduction to legislation to ban foreign donations, which will prevent international philanthropy funding advocacy activities by charities
The appointment of the Hon Dr Gary Johns as the new ACNC Commissioner
The following two short video updates from Philanthropy Australia's Advocacy & Insight Manager, Krystian Seibert, outline Philanthropy Australia's response to these announcements - Members are encouraged to view them.
If Members have any questions about this advocacy update, they should contact Krystian Seibert (03 9662 9299 or firstname.lastname@example.org).