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December 30th, 2014

Charity donors, however, continue to see sick children and medical research as more worthy causes than homelessness, says Philanthropy Australia, a group which helps wealthy individuals channel their donations.

"Something like homelessness is unfortunately not as sexy a charity or area to give to," the group's chief executive Louise Walsh said.

Ms Walsh said many wealthy Australians also were yet to discover the joy of giving to charity.

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By Stephen Johnson (The Age, 30.12.2014)

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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