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

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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

Opinion

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

Opinion

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?

Opinion

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

Opinion

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.

Drawing lines, somewhere

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 28th May 2020 -  The work of many in the charities sector is now defined by a seemingly moveable line that excludes people who are vital members of our communities, our economy and our humanity, writes David Crosbie.

For the people

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 14th May 2020 -  The past six months have demonstrated that the shortest route to greater trust is pursuing common good, not sectional interests – this is true for charities and government, writes David Crosbie.

The good, the hopeful, and the dog’s breakfast

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 30th April 2020 -  Australian charities have demonstrated in this crisis that they are effective advocates to governments. Now they need to look beyond governments to better engagement with their communities, writes David Crosbie.

What happens when the economy needs reviving?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 16th April 2020 -  For those hoping the current supportive response of government will continue, David Crosbie offers a shot of reality… things are not going to get better quickly for most charities.

COVID-19, charities and charity

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David Crosbie, Thursday, 2nd April 2020 -  We need to look after each other to look after ourselves, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.
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