Philanthropy Australia is the national peak body for organisations and individuals working to achieve positive change.

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Our purpose is to work for a generous and inclusive Australia by inspiring more and better philanthropy.

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Philanthropy Australia’s Better Philanthropy Telescope report is now available to view.

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View information about the referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, and the role of philanthropy.

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Find the most effective way for you to give – as an individual, family, organisation or business – so you can focus on making an impact.

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Discover our collection of resources and tools to get you started, extend your giving, or support others on their giving journey.

Double giving by 2030

Our Blueprint to Grow Structured Giving outlines how the philanthropic, for-purpose, business and government sectors can work together to double structured giving from $2.5 billion in 2020 to $5 billion by 2030.

Stories of giving

Stories to inspire more and better philanthropy. Read about the experiences and motivations of the donors and the causes they are supporting.

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News and stories

Policy and advocacy update

PA Member Engagement on the Double Giving Policy Process

Sam Rosevear Fri, 10 March 2023

The Government’s pledge to develop a Strategy to Double Giving by 2030 could be a once-in-a-generation opportunity for philanthropy.

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News and stories

Under Cover film continues to move audiences at community screenings

Fri, 17 March 2023

It was a pleasant summer evening in the East Melbourne suburb of Ringwood last night as a mostly female crowd packed into Karralyka Centre for a sold-out screening of Sue Thomson’s documentary Under Cover.


Collective power is key to a fair democracy

Saffron Zomer, Lawyer, strategist and Executive Director, Australian Democracy Network, Fri, 17 March 2023

I had been working on the issue of climate change for a decade when I started to wonder – why aren’t we winning? The environmental imperative for action was clear and strong public support was there – yet, successive governments failed to answer the call to deliver action.

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‘The arts are for everyone’

Fri, 17 March 2023

As the Adelaide Festival comes to a close this weekend, it’s been a bumper year for awe-inspiring performances but also for access to the arts for people who might otherwise have missed out.

Philanthropy Australia National Conference 2022

Tue, 6 Sep 2022 Sydney, NSW

Our 2022 national conference For the Love of Humanity – People, Place and Planet was a feast of ideas, insights and inspiration held over 3 days.

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New Gen Breakfast Club

Sydney,NSW 8:00 am
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Peer Network

Affordable Housing Peer Network

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEDT

Hear from women experts working on solutions to a lack of affordable housing.

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Sydney Climate Lens Launch

Sydney,NSW 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
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