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Jun. 12, 2019 Swinburne’s new not-for-profit professional placement model funds first student

Swinburne University of Technology have been offering professional placement programs for more than 55 years but none have made an impact quite like this one. Bachelor of Media and Communications student, Megan Kelly is the first to undertake a professional placement at a not-for-profit organisation funded entirely by a charitable organisation in Swinburne’s new not-for-profit model. Read more…

Jun. 12, 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019

We congratulate all Philanthropy Australia members who were recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours released on Monday. In the higher level of orders – Officer of the Order of Australia – several noted philanthropists were recognised Read more…

May. 28, 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Peak body welcomes appointment of Assistant Minister

Philanthropy Australia congratulates Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Liberal National Coalition on their success in the 2019 federal election. We welcome the re-election of the Coalition Government and look forward to continuing to work with the government to strengthen Australia’s culture of giving.   Philanthropy Australia especially welcomes the… Read more…

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