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The inaugural Collective Giving Australia Summit

Oct. 16, 2019

The inaugural Collective Giving Australia Summit will take place in Sydney on Tuesday 19 November 2019. The full day Summit will bring together leaders and members of collective giving groups, both well-established and just starting out from around the country, to share successes, discuss how to enhance impact and workshop… Read more…

MEDIA RELEASE: Philanthropy responds to Uluru Statement

Jul. 11, 2019

Australia’s philanthropic community has joined together to sign a collective response to the Uluru Statement From the Heart. Read more…

MEDIA RELEASE: Peak body welcomes appointment of Assistant Minister

May. 28, 2019

Philanthropy Australia congratulates Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Liberal National Coalition on their success in the 2019 federal election. We welcome the re-election of the Coalition Government and look forward to continuing to work with the government to strengthen Australia’s culture of giving.   Philanthropy Australia especially welcomes the… Read more…

MEDIA RELEASE: Co-Chairs to lead peak body for first time

May. 21, 2019

For the first time in its 42-year history, the Philanthropy Australia board has elected two co-Chairs to lead the organisation following the retirement of outgoing Chair Alan Schwartz AM.  Mr Schwartz announced his retirement at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in Melbourne yesterday afternoon. Following Mr Schwartz’s announcement, the board… Read more…

MEDIA RELEASE: Peak body welcomes Labor’s commitment to the not-for-profit sector

May. 08, 2019

Philanthropy Australia welcomes today’s announcement of a comprehensive not-for-profit sector policy agenda by the Australian Labor Party. Philanthropy Australia CEO, Sarah Davies, said these commitments align closely with the organisation’s recently released ‘Policy Priorities for a More Giving Australia’. “Australia’s not-for-profit sector is focused on making Australia a more inclusive… Read more…


May. 03, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: A groundbreaking training and funding program to help solve disadvantage

Apr. 15, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: Peak body calls for greater focus on philanthropy

Apr. 10, 2019

How we can support the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Feb. 15, 2019

Powerful charity coalition responds to Senate’s damning report on fundraising regulations

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