November 11th, 2014
Australians are giving more to charity than ever before with the average annual donation amount hitting a record high, but still paling in comparison to the average amount spent on gambling and even cakes and biscuits, according to new research released.
The National Australia Bank’s (NAB) bi-annual Charitable Giving Index shows that the average annual donation size for all charities increased by 3.6 per cent ($11) to $315 per donor in the 12 months to August 2014.
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