Progress on fixing fundraising rules
At the February Council on Federal Financial Relations meeting, Commonwealth, state and territory Treasurers made progress working towards a single fundraising regulation regime in Australia.Read more
Podcast: 10 years of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has just turned 10. To celebrate its first decade, we speak to the outgoing acting commissioner Deborah Jenkins about the ACNC's place in the nation's charity landscape, the contribution its already made and the road ahead, to the next decade.
What the rise of community independents tells us about philanthropy
Perhaps the 2022 federal election has eased the tight ethical tension between philanthropy and politics, where money, influence and consequence sit in uncomfortable proximity
Philanthropy Australia welcomes the appointment of Dr Andrew Leigh to the charity portfolio
Philanthropy Australia welcomes the appointment of Dr Andrew Leigh as the Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury.
Congratulations to Anthony Albanese and the new Federal Government
Philanthropy Australia congratulates Anthony Albanese and the new Federal Government.
Strategy to double giving by 2030 now on election agenda
Philanthropy has been put firmly on the election campaign agenda with the past two weeks revealing how important growing the nation’s giving is for both major parties.
Historic reform for Community Foundations
The 2022 Budget provides for up to 28 community foundations affiliated with Community Foundations Australia to receive so called ‘Item 1’ Deductible Gift Recipients (DGR) status by way of specific listing.