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Philanthropy Australia welcomes the appointment of Dr Andrew Leigh to the charity portfolio

May. 31, 2022

Philanthropy Australia enthusiastically welcomes the appointment of Dr Andrew Leigh as the Labor Government’s Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury, following his outstanding leadership in the Shadow Charities portfolio since 2016. Read more…

Philanthropy Australia welcomes four Life Members to honour roll

Dec. 07, 2021

Four of Australia’s most illustrious philanthropists – Gina Fairfax, Tim Fairfax AC, Paula McLean and Rob McLean AM - have been honoured with Philanthropy Australia Life Membership today. Read more…

Best practice philanthropy honoured at Australian Philanthropy Awards 2021

Nov. 16, 2021

Shining examples of innovative, strategic philanthropy have been celebrated at the seventh annual Australian Philanthropy Awards on 16 November, presented in a special online ceremony for the second consecutive year. Read more…

Tim Fairfax AC named as Australia’s 2021 Leading Philanthropist

Nov. 16, 2021

Company director, grazier and philanthropist Tim Fairfax AC has been celebrated with the nation’s highest philanthropic honour, the Leading Philanthropist Award, presented on 16 November at the 2021 Australian Philanthropy Awards Ceremony. Read more…

Nominations open for Australian Philanthropy Awards 2021

Jun. 07, 2021

The Australian Philanthropy Awards, now in their seventh year, recognise and celebrate extraordinary achievements in contemporary philanthropy for work that is visionary, high impact and transformative. Read more…

Apr. 21, 2021

A Blueprint to Grow Structured Giving

Apr. 21, 2021

David Gonski AC awarded Philanthropy Australia Life Membership

Apr. 19, 2021

Four outstanding Australians added to National Conference line-up

Jan. 25, 2021

Final week: early bird registration for Philanthropy Australia National Conference

Nov. 17, 2020

Carol Schwartz AO recognised with the nation’s highest philanthropic honour

Nov. 17, 2020

Transformative, strategic, best practice philanthropy recognised at Australian Philanthropy Awards

Sep. 09, 2020

Philanthropy maintains fast, generous and flexible response to COVID-19

Aug. 31, 2020

Philanthropy Australia announces Jack Heath as new CEO

Aug. 19, 2020

Policy Priorities for a Post COVID-19 Australia

Aug. 14, 2020

Aus Philanthropy Awards celebrating bold, best practice philanthropy in the year that needs it most

Jul. 28, 2020

Celebrating bold and better philanthropy - Nominate for the Australian Philanthropy Awards 2020

May. 27, 2020

Philanthropy Australia members quick to help those in need

May. 18, 2020

National COVID-19 Coordination Commission NFP working group a positive step

May. 07, 2020

Philanthropic community delivers National Assistance Program for the Arts

May. 06, 2020

Federal Government amendment encourages ancillary funds to increase granting

May. 05, 2020

Philanthropy Australia’s COVID-19 Government Policy Recommendations

Apr. 30, 2020

Australian Philanthropy committed to supporting grantees and partners in COVID-19 health crisis

Apr. 06, 2020

Australian Philanthropy’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Apr. 06, 2020

Philanthropy Australia welcomes reduced threshold for charities to access JobKeeper

Mar. 27, 2020

Philanthropy unites to provide co-ordinated funding response to COVID-19 crisis

Oct. 16, 2019

The inaugural Collective Giving Australia Summit

Jul. 11, 2019

Philanthropy responds to Uluru Statement

May. 28, 2019

Peak body welcomes appointment of Assistant Minister

May. 21, 2019

Co-Chairs to lead peak body for first time

May. 08, 2019

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

May. 03, 2019

A groundbreaking training and funding program to help solve disadvantage

Apr. 15, 2019

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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