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David Crosbie is the CEO of the Community Council for Australia (CCA).

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Dead Fish, Criminal Bankers, Aged Care Abuse – Where are the Regulators?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 14th February 2019 -  The popular media debate about government performance often focuses on political games and short-term point scoring, but what matters most in our communities is the quality of government services and effective regulation that protects us all, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Investing in People Who Make a Difference

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 31st January 2019 -  Charities need to be independent, but that does not mean they should be cut adrift by government to fend on their own, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Superficial Proxy Measures – the Economist’s Folly

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 17th January 2019 -  Even the best economic proxy measures can only partly explain what is at the heart of charities’ work, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie in light of recent reports on the sector which he argues are disconnected from what drives not for profits.

2018 – Dark Times and Bright Stars

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 20th December 2018 -  Sometimes it takes dark times to see bright stars, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, who reflects on 2018 and says he is looking forward to seeing more bright stars shine across the charity sector next year.

Compassion – A Radical Response?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 6th December 2018 -  Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie explains why he would like to see a more compassionate Australia in 2019.

Are You Perpetuating Your Irrelevance?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 22nd November 2018 -  With several major retailers going under in the last few years, charities should be learning a thing or two about how they do business, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Hyper-Partisan Politics, the Public Service and Charities

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 8th November 2018 -  Hyper-partisan politics is ramping up the pressure on charities, according to Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, who explains how charities can influence policy for public benefit without betraying their own ethics.  

Who Wants to Commodify Charities?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 25th October 2018 -  The core role of the charities regulator should not be diminished by ill-informed attempts to develop a nebulous marketplace for which there are few, if any, customers, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Charities Fight Truth Decay

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 11th October 2018 -  It is not always high-profile public advocacy that is important, fighting truth decay is a critical role for all charities, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

National Policy for Sale?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 27th September 2018 -  As long as the richest and most powerful have the greatest influence over national policy, the interests of our communities will be poorly reflected in many areas of national policy making, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Making Australia Safer – Really?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 13th September 2018 -  Safety is part of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s three-point plan to win the next election, but what is he doing to create a safer Australia, asks Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

The Inequality at the Heart of Our Politics

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 30th August 2018 -  If we are to reduce the level of entrenched disadvantage in Australia, we need to change priorities within government, and confront the fundamental inequality that places the voices of communities, charities and broader civil society at the bottom of the political influence pile, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.
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