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Australian women are set to inherit trillions – what will that mean for giving?

Allison Harding Fri, 12 Apr 2024

JBWere’s recent report, The Growth of Women and Wealth, estimates that Australian women will become custodians of more than 65% of the nearly $5 trillion in intergenerational wealth transfer in coming years – but what does that mean for charitable giving?

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Rob McLean and The Nature Conservancy: ‘We wanted to be involved in an organisation that’s kicking goals’

Nick Place Fri, 12 Apr 2024

Philanthropist Rob McLean AM is excited as he talks about kelp. He’s explaining the potential for 'blue carbon' and exploration of mangroves, sea grasses and regrown kelp forests potentially becoming options for carbon storage. It's an initiative by The Nature Conservancy, a global organisation that Rob helped bring to Australia. He talks about his long and continuing involvement with the organisation and why he's proud of its achievements.

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Pathways to Politics for Women opens more doors in busy election year

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 12 Apr 2024

The award-winning Pathways to Politics for Women program has become fully national for the first time, now incorporating Western Australia and Tasmania. Building on recent successes in Queensland local elections, organisers are calling on more future female leaders who are passionate about politics and driving positive change in their communities to apply.

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This Month in Philanthropy – In Pictures

Fri, 5 Apr 2024

Welcome to the March edition of our gallery designed to showcase notable events, launches, project updates and other activities happening in our busy member community.

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‘Stop talking ourselves down as a sector’

Julia Keady, CEO/Founder, Benefolk Fri, 5 Apr 2024

Practices, mindset and behaviours that are needed to evolve for the NFP and charity sector – as voted by its leaders.

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Top 5 Questions NFPs have for funders: with Gill Whelan, General Manager, DECJUBA Foundation & TANK Foundation

Gill Whelan Fri, 5 Apr 2024

At DECJUBA Foundation, we focus our philanthropic support around 5 key pillars; empowerment, education, essentials, experience and emergency relief. So demonstrating that you’ve done your research is the first important step in ensuring that you fit within the scope of the causes we are looking to support. 

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Australian Philanthropy Awards 2024 finalists announced

Wed, 3 Apr 2024

The judging panels for the Awards were impressed by the quantity and quality of the nominations this year, with a record number of entries – more than double the previous record.

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