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Philanthropy Australia conference set to put humanity back on the national agenda

Sep. 05, 2022

Philanthropy Australia will kick off their national conference tomorrow with a packed program exploring philanthropy’s role in the modern age, and its potential to nurture and support a world facing an array of complex challenges. Read more…

Philanthropy Australia cites huge opportunity for wealthiest Australians to lift their giving

Aug. 29, 2022

Philanthropy Australia CEO Jack Heath is calling on the wealthiest Australians to harness the power of philanthropy to transform society for the better. Read more…

Philanthropists explore global and local trends to help humanity

Jun. 30, 2022

Australia’s national philanthropy peak body, Philanthropy Australia, will bring together leading international and local experts to explore global and local trends and inspire a new wave of humanity-centred philanthropy. Read more…

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…

Nov. 16, 2021

Best practice philanthropy honoured at Australian Philanthropy Awards 2021

Nov. 16, 2021

Tim Fairfax AC named as Australia’s 2021 Leading Philanthropist

Jun. 07, 2021

Nominations open for Australian Philanthropy Awards 2021

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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