Submissions

As the peak body for the philanthropic sector, we are actively involved in shaping the development and direction of government policy and legislation relating to the sector.

Philanthropy Australia thanks Members for their input and feedback in response to the draft submissions. Below are final policy submissions prepared by Philanthropy Australia from 2012 onwards.

Submission – Review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Legislation (28/02/2018)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission to the Review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Legislation can be downloaded below.

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Submission – Inquiry into the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017 (25/01/2018)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Australian Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters Inquiry into the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017) can be downloaded below.

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A letter with further information provided to the Committee can also be downloaded below.

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Submission - Inquiry Into and Report on all Aspects of the Conduct of the 2016 Federal Election and Matters related Thereto (28/09/17)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Australian Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters Inquiry Into and Report on all Aspects of the Conduct of the 2016 Federal Election and Matters related Thereto can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities (03/08/17)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Australian Government's Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities Discussion Paper can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Consultation on Statistics for Volunteering and Giving  (22/05/17)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Australian Bureau of Statistics consultation on statistics for volunteering and giving can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Social Impact Investing Discussion Paper  (27/02/17)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Australian Government's Social Impact Investing Discussion Paper can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Exposure Draft of Amendments to the Private Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2009 and the Public Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2011 (15/02/16)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the exposure draft of amendments to the Private Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2009 and the Public Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2011 can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Inquiry into the Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget Decisions on the Arts (16/07/15)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget Decisions on the Arts can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 and the Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015 (10/07/15)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 and the Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015 can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Tax White Paper Process: Tax Discussion Paper (01/06/15)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Tax Discussion Paper, released as part of the Tax White Paper process, is available here.

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Submission - Inquiry into the Register of Environmental Organisations (21/05/15)

Philanthropy Australia's submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment's Inquiry into the Register of Environmental Organisations is available here.

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Submission - Response to the Financial System Inquiry (31/03/15)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Financial System Inquiry's final report can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Productivity Commission's Workplace Relations Framework Inquiry (13/03/15)

Philanthropy Australia's submission to the Productivity Commission's Workplace Relations Framework Inquiry can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership (25/11/14)

Philanthropy Australia's submission to the Prime Minister's Communtiy Business Partnership, 'Early Wins to Grow Philanthropy and its Impact', can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Financial System Inquiry's Interim Report (26/08/14)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Financial System Inquiry's Interim Report can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Consultation on Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Replacement Arrangements (20/08/14)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Department of Social Services' consultation on the proposed Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission replacement arrangements can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No. 1) Bill 2014 (01/05/14)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No. 1) Bill 2014 can be downloaded below.

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Submission - 'Restating and Standardising the Special Conditions for Tax Concession Entities' (07/04/14)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Exposure Draft Bill to implement the measure Restating and Centralising the Special Conditions for Tax Concession Entities (Including the 'in Australia' Conditions) can be downloaded below.

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