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PA Conference: “It’s not what you’ve got, but how you use it”

September 03rd, 2014

Generosity

A huge crowd packed the Melbourne Recital Hall this week to hear Andrew Forrest and Graham Tuckwell in conversation as proceedings kicked off for the 2014 Philanthropy Australia Conference. Forrest admitted Tuckwell’s landmark $50 million donation to ANU in early 2013 inspired him to make his own $65 million gift to Western Australian universities, while a modest Tuckwell noted that “It’s not what you’ve got, but how you use it,” and that giving time, in his opinion, was just as important as giving capital.
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By Nicole Richards

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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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