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Push for Australia’s wealthy to match US philanthropy levels

September 03rd, 2014

ABC

For the richest Australians, when they're not making money, the question is how to give it away? Titans of business like Andrew Forrest and Graeme Tuckwell have been leading by example, donating enormous sums to good causes. Now they are trying to change the Australian culture of philanthropy and they say we have a lot to learn from the US.

By Emily Stewart

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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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