April 20th, 2013
Australia has a long history of charitable bequests but the deputy chief executive of Philanthropy Australia, Anna Draffin, says donating money while you are alive is becoming more popular. She says younger people are willing to donate not only their wealth, but their skills and experience, too. ''They're trying new ways of approaching philanthropy beyond the cheque book,'' she says.
By Andrew Taylor
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The Australian Government has announced a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation.
Advocacy & Insight Manager, Krystian Seibert, outlines Philanthropy Australia's engagement with the review.