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Philanthropy Australia welcomes reduced threshold for charities to access JobKeeper Payment

Apr. 06, 2020

Philanthropy Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s support for charities, with the announcement of proposed changes to enable all charities with a turnover decline of 15% or more to access the JobKeeper Payment. Read more…

Australian philanthropy unites to provide co-ordinated funding response to COVID-19 crisis

Mar. 27, 2020

Australian Communities Foundation and peak body Philanthropy Australia today launched the COVID-19 National Funding Platform to support a co-ordinated philanthropic funding response to the escalating crisis. Read more…

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…


May. 21, 2019

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

May. 08, 2019

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

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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