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Congress inspires greatness

January 30th, 2015

Over 900 delegates attended the 2014 FPA Professionals Congress in Adelaide, and what better way to officially begin and set the theme for the Congress, than a discussion by four prominent Australians on what 'Inspiring Greatness' means to them.

Ray Martin singled out individuals like Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest, for his charity work with indigenous Australians; Dick Smith, for his charitable and philanthropic work; Dr Fred Hollows, and the remarkable work he did through the Fred Hollows Foundation to eradicate cataract blindness; and Geraldine Cox through her work with orphaned children in Cambodia through the Sunrise Children's Villages. 

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By Jayson Forrest (Financial Planning Magazine, 30.01.15)

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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