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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…

Leading Australian philanthropists honoured at industry awards

Apr. 06, 2017

Six of Australia’s most strategic funders were recognised for the impact of their giving at the 2017 Philanthropy Australia Awards in Melbourne on Wednesday 5 April 2017. Read more…

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

Feb. 21, 2017

Impact Investing Australia and Philanthropy Australia will today launch Impact Investment Ready, a new initiative to help not-for-profit organisations and for-purpose businesses explore potential impact investing activities and opportunities and attract potential investors. Read more…

Philanthropy leadership and learnings to converge in Sydney

Aug. 23, 2016

Some 700 leading philanthropists and social change enthusiasts will converge on Sydney’s Darling Harbour for the 2016 Philanthropy Australia National Conference, on September 21 and 22. Read more…


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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Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit

11 & 12 September 2017 

The Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit brings together Australian funders, political leaders, and policy makers to meet at the heart of Australia’s political system. 

Early bird closes on 22 July 2017 .

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