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News and stories

How big data and philanthropy are taking on child exploitation

Thu, 6 Apr 2023

The International Centre For Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC) Australia has announced that the first recipient of its Child Protection Fund (CPF) is a leading UK firm specialising in data-led disruption of financial transactions associated with this heinous and rapidly growing crime

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Policy and advocacy update

New polling shows overwhelming support for initiatives to double giving

Fri, 31 Mar 2023

National polling released this week demonstrates “very strong” support for proposed government reforms to lift giving to charity. The survey suggests a keen and open-hearted generosity is alive in the community and that there has been a significant change in sentiment towards a more compassionate approach across society. This indicates the Federal Government’s work to develop a strategy to double giving to charity by 2030 will be strongly supported by the Australian community.

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Celebrating 100 years of support for Melbourne

Fri, 24 Feb 2023

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation is marking its 100th anniversary in 2023. Philanthropy Weekly spoke to CEO Dr Catherine Brown OAM in the lead up to the celebrations.


Opportunities for climate change philanthropy in 2023

Daisy Barham, Environmental Philanthropy Manager – Climate Change, AEGN Fri, 10 Feb 2023

We are in a critical moment for action on climate change.

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New strategic partnerships will inspire more and better philanthropy: Philanthropy Australia

Philanthropy Australia Thu, 9 Feb 2023

Philanthropy Australia is pleased to announce major strategic partnerships with six leading philanthropic organisations.Collectively, the partnerships will support the implementation of Philanthropy Australia’s Strategic Plan 2022-2025

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Foundation’s latest grants supports range of regional NSW’s causes

Fri, 16 Dec 2022

More than $770,000 has been distributed among nine charities and community groups as part of the Newcastle Foundation’s latest grant round.

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