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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

Dec. 04, 2018

Philanthropy Australia secures positive outcome enabling the charitable sectors right to advocate

Nov. 28, 2018

Philanthropy Australia Welcomes New Electoral Laws

Nov. 20, 2018

Members fund Newstart Allowance ‘Raise the Rate’ campaign

Nov. 16, 2018

Improved Electoral Legislation Amendments Passed the Senate

Sep. 27, 2018

Sensible Amendments to Electoral Disclosures Welcomed by Philanthropy Australia

Aug. 22, 2018

ACNC Legislation Review affirms powerful coalition’s calls for major reform of fundraising

Jul. 26, 2018

Nation’s most effective givers recognised at 2018 Philanthropy Awards

May. 01, 2018

Our new membership offering and the Better Giving Hub are live!

Mar. 12, 2018

New Funder Group for Women and Girls launches

Dec. 07, 2017

Statement Regarding the Appointment of the New ACNC Commissioner

Dec. 05, 2017

Launch of Philanthropy Champions

Nov. 20, 2017

Nationwide celebrations showcase impact of community and philanthropy partnerships

May. 22, 2017

Impact investing primed for growth in Australia & NZ - new Impact Investment Forum

May. 16, 2017

Good News for Impact Investing in 2017 Budget

Apr. 06, 2017

Leading Australian philanthropists honoured at industry awards

Feb. 21, 2017

New grants to help not-for-profits and businesses explore and attract impact investment

Aug. 23, 2016

Philanthropy leadership and learnings to converge in Sydney

Apr. 29, 2016

Collaboration within Australian communities on show

Apr. 20, 2016

Philanthropy Australia Announces 2016 Philanthropy Award Winners

Mar. 04, 2016

Charities Commission will continue – a welcome announcement for all Australians

Feb. 29, 2016

NAB and Philanthropy Australia partner to unlock innovative investment in NFPs

Sep. 01, 2015

Australian first: Philanthropy & Government together in one-day Summit

May. 29, 2015

Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week launches

Apr. 01, 2015

Philanthropy Australia appoints new CEO

Mar. 04, 2015

President’s Update - Acting CEO

Nov. 25, 2014

Early Wins for the PM’s Community Business Partnership

Nov. 13, 2014

President’s Announcement: Management Update

Oct. 20, 2014

Community Business Partnership a chance to take giving to the next level

Oct. 20, 2014

The future of philanthropy is bright

Oct. 01, 2014

The next generation of philanthropists maximise impact for the greater good

Sep. 03, 2014

Inaugural Philanthropy Leader Awards winners announced

Aug. 21, 2014

The Rich and Famous Join Forces to Champion Philanthropy in Australia

Jun. 17, 2014

Philanthropy Australia’s 2014 National Conference announcement

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