News + Media

Statement Regarding the Appointment of the New ACNC Commissioner

Dec. 07, 2017

Philanthropy Australia acknowledges the appointment of The Hon. Dr Gary Johns as the new Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). The Australian charities sector plays a vital role in our society. It tackles disadvantage, builds social and cultural capital, protects our environment and is a voice for… Read more…

Launch of Philanthropy Champions

Dec. 05, 2017

We are proud to launch our new Philanthropy Champions initiative Read more…

Nationwide celebrations showcase impact of community and philanthropy partnerships

Nov. 20, 2017

Today marks the start of Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week (CPPW). Groups nation-wide will be getting together with their philanthropic partners to celebrate and showcase the great work they are doing together to build and strengthen the places where they live and work. Read more…

Impact investing primed for growth in Australia & NZ - new Impact Investment Forum

May. 22, 2017

A new initiative, the Impact Investment Forum, has been launched to support development of the growing impact investment market in Australia and New Zealand. Read more…

Good News for Impact Investing in 2017 Budget

May. 16, 2017

Philanthropy Australia has welcomed initiatives intended to grow impact investing announced in the Australian Government’s 2017 Budget. Read more…


Apr. 06, 2017

Leading Australian philanthropists honoured at industry awards

Feb. 21, 2017

New grants to help not-for-profits and businesses explore and attract impact investment

Aug. 23, 2016

Philanthropy leadership and learnings to converge in Sydney

Apr. 29, 2016

Collaboration within Australian communities on show

Apr. 20, 2016

Philanthropy Australia Announces 2016 Philanthropy Award Winners

Mar. 04, 2016

Charities Commission will continue – a welcome announcement for all Australians

Feb. 29, 2016

NAB and Philanthropy Australia partner to unlock innovative investment in NFPs

Sep. 01, 2015

Australian first: Philanthropy & Government together in one-day Summit

May. 29, 2015

Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week launches

Apr. 01, 2015

Philanthropy Australia appoints new CEO

Mar. 04, 2015

President’s Update - Acting CEO

Nov. 25, 2014

Early Wins for the PM’s Community Business Partnership

Nov. 13, 2014

President’s Announcement: Management Update

Oct. 20, 2014

Community Business Partnership a chance to take giving to the next level

Oct. 20, 2014

The future of philanthropy is bright

Oct. 01, 2014

The next generation of philanthropists maximise impact for the greater good

Sep. 03, 2014

Inaugural Philanthropy Leader Awards winners announced

Aug. 21, 2014

The Rich and Famous Join Forces to Champion Philanthropy in Australia

Jun. 17, 2014

Philanthropy Australia’s 2014 National Conference announcement

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Advocacy Update

December 2017

The Australian Government made three announcements which impact upon philanthropy. In two video updates from Philanthropy Australia's Advocacy & Insight Manager, Krystian Seibert, outlines Philanthropy Australia's response to these announcements. 

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