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Philanthropy Australia secures positive outcome enabling the charitable sectors right to advocate

Dec. 04, 2018

A number of Philanthropy Australia members played a key role in helping the Electoral Act Amendment (Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill) 2018 pass through Federal Parliament last week and we would like to thank you. Read more…

Philanthropy Australia Welcomes New Electoral Laws

Nov. 28, 2018

Philanthropy Australia welcomes the passing of the Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill 2018 through the House of Representatives yesterday. Read more…

Members fund Newstart Allowance ‘Raise the Rate’ campaign

Nov. 20, 2018

A group of Philanthropy Australia members have convened to co-fund the Australian Council of Social Service’s (ACOSS) 'Raise the Rate' campaign in the lead up to the 2019 Federal Election. The group aims to raise $1 million to fund a 12 month national advocacy campaign both through ACOSS and other strategies targeted at raising the weekly rate of Newstart Allowance by $75. Read more…

Improved Electoral Legislation Amendments Passed the Senate

Nov. 16, 2018

Yesterday the Senate passed the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017. The improvements to the Bill are very welcome and it will now proceed to the House of Representatives. Read more…

Sensible Amendments to Electoral Disclosures Welcomed by Philanthropy Australia

Sep. 27, 2018

Philanthropy Australia supports the latest draft amendments to The Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017, recently released by the Government. Read more…


Aug. 22, 2018

ACNC Legislation Review affirms powerful coalition’s calls for major reform of fundraising

Jul. 26, 2018

Nation’s most effective givers recognised at 2018 Philanthropy Awards

May. 01, 2018

Our new membership offering and the Better Giving Hub are live!

Mar. 12, 2018

New Funder Group for Women and Girls launches

Dec. 07, 2017

Statement Regarding the Appointment of the New ACNC Commissioner

Dec. 05, 2017

Launch of Philanthropy Champions

Nov. 20, 2017

Nationwide celebrations showcase impact of community and philanthropy partnerships

May. 22, 2017

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

May. 16, 2017

Good News for Impact Investing in 2017 Budget

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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