The government, philanthropy, environment nexus

We know what the role of philanthropy is but do we know what the role of government is? Read more…

May. 10, 2016   |   Amanda Martin

 Tags: environment, government, policy


Paving the Way for a National Social Innovation Strategy

Australia needs a National Social Innovation Strategy which considers all the policy levers at the government’s disposal to support social innovation and enterprise. Read more…

Feb. 26, 2016   |   Krystian Seibert

 Tags: government, policy, social innovation


A new conceptualisation of the relationship between philanthropy, government & business is emerging

The Commonwealth Government currently spends $154 billion annually on social services. That is forecast to rise to $227 billion over the next decade. That is an extraordinary increase at a time of budget deficits. Read more…

Sep. 16, 2015   |   Sean Barrett, Head of the Origin Foundation

 Tags: government


Reflections on the Inaugural Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit

Last week, Philanthropy Australia’s inaugural ‘Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit’ brought together Australian funders, political leaders and policy makers to meet at the heart of Australia’s political system, Parliament House in Canberra. Read more…

Sep. 15, 2015   |   Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager, Philanthropy Australia

 Tags: collaboration, government, impact investing, policy, systems change


ACNC Bills receive Royal Assent; ACNC Website Launched

Legislation to establish the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has now received Royal Assent, meaning that the ACNC can officially commence operations as Australia’s charity regulator. With its official start date, the ACNC website has now moved from its old space at acnctaskforce.treasury.gov.au to http://www.acnc.gov.au/. Read more…

Dec. 03, 2012

 Tags: general, government, news


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