June 08th, 2015
Dozens of Australian philanthropists, not-for-profit leaders and volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The Queen’s Birthday 2015 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community service, Defence and Emergency Services personnel, and acts of bravery.
Included in The Queen’s Birthday 2015 Honours List are 519 recipients of awards in the general division of the Order of Australia (including 138 AM recipients) who have been recognised for contributions and service to fellow citizens in Australia and internationally.
Rupert Myer AM was honoured with an AO for distinguished service to the visual and performing arts, through governance roles with leading cultural institutions, as a supporter and benefactor, to the promotion of philanthropy, and to the community.
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.
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