Stories of 'Good Philanthropy' - Conference Survey Results

At the Philanthropy Australia Conference held in Melbourne on 1 September 2010, a session was conducted on a new publication Time Will Tell, which showcases some examples of ‘good’ philanthropy. As part of the session, an exercise was conducted with participants sharing their views on ‘what makes ‘good’ philanthropy’. Combining the data from 137 participants, comparisons are given to see what differences exist between philanthropic, not-for-profit and other types of organisations. Among the findings from… Read more…

Oct. 04, 2010

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Post-conference content update

The Philanthropy Australia Conference 2010: Philanthropy at the Tipping Point? website has been updated with lots of new content: Wrap-Up Report Read the post-conference summary and analysis of sessions; by all accounts the conference was a great success. With over 300 delegates and fantastic presentations and panel discussions, we thank all who participated and made the two days such a valuable event for the philanthropic sector. » Download the Conference Wrap-Up Report here Audio  Plenary… Read more…

Sep. 27, 2010

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Philanthropy Australia Conference 2010 speech transcripts

Philanthropy Australia is pleased to share with readers two of the speeches given at our Conference this week. There were many ideas, conversations, discussions and suggestions made throughout the day, and these two presentations give a taste of the exemplary quality of thought on display by all participants.Australian Philanthropy – At The Tipping Point? by Bruce Bonyhady AM, President, Philanthropy AustraliaNurturing Ideas by Dr Michael Wesley, Executive Director, Lowy Institute for International Policy Read more…

Sep. 03, 2010

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Philanthropy Australia Conference 2010 a Success!

The Conference has been a great success! With over 500 registered delegates and fantastic thought leadership and big picture conversations, we thank all who participated and made the two days such a valuable event for the philanthropic sector. Dr Susan Raymond’s Opening Dinner speech was one particular highlight; Susan’s energy, insight and articulation of the complexities in the road ahead for philanthropy were invaluable. » Download Dr Susan Raymond’s Opening Dinner speech We’ll be posting… Read more…

Sep. 02, 2010

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Conference update 3

The atmosphere at the Conference is vibrant, with challenging speakers and a highly engaged audience.  While the sessions range from single issue/single speaker (and you can’t get better than Prof. Pat McGorry speaking about his philanthropy-funded work in mental health), to panel sessions across a range of timely issues - there is a coherence to the event, with several themes emerging: need for long term commitments to achieve generational change around social issues; the importance… Read more…

Sep. 01, 2010

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