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

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Charities as drivers of employment, productivity, and growth

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 26th November 2020 -  If governments were primarily focused on boosting employment and maximising investment in job creation, creating more employment for people in charities would be one of their highest priorities, writes David Crosbie.

Waiting for reform?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 12th November 2020 -  It’s been 10 years since the Productivity Commission published its report on the charity sector, yet many of the issues it highlighted then are the same today. This suggests we need to take a different approach to sector reform, and get better at promoting our value, writes David Crosbie.

Charity workers – the heart of future Australia

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 29th October 2020 -  At a time when we know some charity workers are struggling, it’s more important than ever to acknowledge how critical charity workers are to our future, writes David Crosbie.

Engagement and advocacy – ensuring our future

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 15th October 2020 -  If we are to build back better, charities will need to play a much more prominent role in policy making for the communities they serve, writes David Crosbie. 

The new imperative

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 1st October 2020 -  The launch of Imperative21 signals a substantial movement seeking to reframe the purpose of business around benefitting our communities. It’s time for charities to look beyond government and consider where potential alliances might be formed with business, writes David Crosbie.

Now or never – Time to fix fundraising

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 17th September 2020 -  As charities impacted by COVID-19 desperately pivot to online fundraising to replace income lost from their usual face-to-face activities, it is critical that we fix fundraising regulations, writes David Crosbie, who proposes a draft set of regulatory principles.

Investing in charities: economic stimulus spending on steroids

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 3rd September 2020 -  The Australian Taxation Office has confirmed that 320,000 charity workers are receiving JobKeeper. When it ends, charities will need a higher level of investment if Australia is to achieve the post-pandemic economic recovery we are all hoping for, writes David Crosbie.

Money talks

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 20th August 2020 -  With pre-budget submissions closing in five days, David Crosbie makes the case for why all charities should make a submission and shares the 10 key recommendations the Charities Crisis Cabinet will be making to government.

Beyond the profits of doom

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 6th August 2020 -  It is important for charities to shine a light on the problems facing the sector and society at large, but we must not push this narrative too far. Charities must also be seen as capable of driving change and delivering solutions, writes David Crosbie.

Data drives change

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 23rd July 2020 -  If Australia's charities are to be given further special consideration by government, business, donors and communities, we need to build a case for increased support based on good data, writes David Crosbie.

Terms of engagement – Time for a new relationship with government?

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 25th June 2020 -  We have an opportunity as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic to re-establish the kinds of relationships we think are needed between governments and charities, writes David Crosbie.

Jobs, charities and building back better

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 11th June 2020 -  David Crosbie outlines a number of priority initiatives that would not only create jobs but boost economic activity and strengthen the level of support available to our communities.
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