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Minderoo Foundation to be new strategic partner of Philanthropy Australia

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 10 May 2024

Philanthropy Australia, the peak body for giving in Australia, is pleased to announce a new major strategic partnership with Minderoo Foundation, a systems-led philanthropic organisation based in Perth.

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Impressive leaders recognised with Australian Philanthropy Awards

Tue, 16 Apr 2024

The award recipients in the 2024 Australian Philanthropy Awards have been announced today, recognising and celebrating extraordinary achievements in contemporary philanthropy.

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Super reform can transform charitable giving in Australia

Tue, 24 Oct 2023

A new report has revealed super bequest reform has the potential to increase giving to charity by as much as $21.9 billion per year by 2060.The proposed reform would allow Australians to send some of their unspent superannuation funds directly to a nominated charity when they die and without the impost of a 17 per cent tax.

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Philanthropy Australia conference heading to Adelaide

Fri, 1 Sep 2023

Philanthropy Australia today announced that its 2024 national conference will take place at the Adelaide Convention Centre. This will be the first time the conference has been held outside Melbourne and Sydney.

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Media Release: New alliance to help drive more impact investing in Australia

Mon, 29 May 2023

An alliance of some of Australia’s largest philanthropic foundations has launched to grow impact investing in Australia, enable partnerships, and unlock its potential to help tackle social and environmental challenges.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Philanthropy says Yes with pledge to support Voice

Fri, 28 Apr 2023

An alliance of some of Australia’s leading philanthropic foundations has declared their support for Voice. Today, they announced a combined $17 million pledge from the philanthropic sector to the Yes campaigns, with more funding to come.

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Statement by Philanthropy Australia on the Voice referendum

Wed, 5 Apr 2023

As the national peak organisation for philanthropy, Philanthropy Australia holds the vision for a generous and inclusive Australia. We seek to achieve our purpose to inspire more and better philanthropy by convening, educating, informing and advocating for our members, as well as the wider community. In doing so, we are guided by our core values of Respect, Impact, Trust, Celebration, Humility and Sharing.

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