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May. 20, 2022 Now’s the time to fund innovation in the disability sector

If it wasn’t for philanthropy, I wouldn’t be the joint chief executive of one of Australia’s largest disability support platforms. My business is creating change in a sector that’s long been neglected. The rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme primed the sector for innovation. But for Hireup, and others, philanthropy was the essential catalyst. It will be for more Read more…

May. 20, 2022 Collaborating for kids: playing and learning through systems work

Overwhelmingly, children who start behind stay behind. Without interrupting the life-long trajectory of disadvantage, that then unfolds as an intergenerational cycle. Due to the efforts of many, thankfully this gap is closing in Queensland, writes Michael Hogan, Convenor of Thriving Queensland Kids Partnership. Read more…

May. 20, 2022 CEO Update: Welcoming our newest board members

​Philanthropy Australia welcomed four new board members at its annual general meeting and farewelled a quartet of inspiring, committed and generous board members who are retiring from their roles with 32 years of collective contribution to Philanthropy Australia. Read more…

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