As the peak body for philanthropy we actively undertake policy advocacy to support more and better giving in Australia and represent our members on important sector issues. We work closely with Federal and State Governments to develop their understanding of the philanthropic sector, and to promote the development of effective policy frameworks to grow and support giving.
A significant component of our work is advocating for our proactive policy agenda to grow giving in Australia. This includes:
We also actively engage in a range of government policy consultation processes. We make submissions and represent the sector as part of policy processes initiated by governments and parliaments, participate in policy and regulatory forums, and collaborate with stakeholders both within the not-for-profit sector and more broadly. You can read our past government submissions here.
Philanthropy Australia's policy advocacy aims include:
For more information on our advocacy work, feel free to contact: