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How indigenous artwork plays an important role in Reconciliation
First Nations artist Jenna Oldaker, who has created Philanthropy Australia’s RAP painting, reflects on the significance of artwork as the oldest vehicle of storytelling for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – and as a conversation starter for learning and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians today.Read more
Artist Jenna Oldaker on the meaning behind Gobata Kinkinbil (Take Care of People)
Jenna outlines the symbolism and meaning of her beautiful artwork for Philanthropy Australia’s Reflect RAP, which will be launched in the coming weeks.
The Wyatt Trust: Three lessons from our RAP journey
The Wyatt Trust was the first private charitable foundation to implement the RAP framework. Here, Wyatt Trust CEO and Philanthropy Australia Board Member Stacey Thomas reflects of their journey to near completion of two RAPs – what they’ve learned, on truth-telling in relation to the trust’s history and how they might go forward to create a more bespoke reconciliation path.
How gender-wise is your giving?
Australia’s gender parity ranking has fallen from 15th in the world to 43rd. Taking part in Australians Investing in Women’s survey will, for the first time, allow organisations to compare their giving in gender equality against an emerging sector-wide benchmark.
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.Read our stories of giving
Philanthropy Australia National Conference 2022
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.Read more
WA Member Event: Inspiring more and better giving in WA
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