October 15th, 2013
Mining billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest has made one of the biggest single philanthropic donations in Australian history, and called on other tycoons to share their wealth. Philanthropy Australia chief executive Louise Walsh confirmed Mr Forrest's donation was "certainly the biggest single cash gift in Australian history by an Australian".
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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.