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

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Placing a value on learning – the great divide in Australia

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 12th September 2019 -  Where you live and the postcode of the school you attend will have a significant impact in determining your opportunities. We need to start addressing the educational bias that limits opportunities for people living in rural and regional Australia, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Charities are critical to Australia’s future prosperity

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 29th August 2019 -  This week a new report and a respected senior public servant have both highlighted that social inclusion is a key to future growth in prosperity in Australia. Social inclusion is not just part of the work of charities, it is the reason many charities exist. It is time charities get a seat at the table, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Hoping for a bureaucratic miracle? Don’t hold your breath

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 15th August 2019 -  The Consumer Affairs Forum is not a group that is likely to drive significant change in fundraising regulation across Australia, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Someone else’s shoes

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 1st August 2019 -  Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie reflects on the role empathy plays in our community.

Hey – look over here!

Opinion

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 17th July 2019 -  Charities are too important to be relegated to the bottom of the government priorities pile, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, reflecting on Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s first major public speech as head of the newly-elected government.

Impact investing – Tokenism and words no longer enough

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 20th June 2019 -  The Australian government has put its toe in the water of impact investing but we’re falling behind countries like the UK and Canada where governments have made significant investments to support the market, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

How good is New Zealand’s budget?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 6th June 2019 -  New Zealand has shown how government can shift from previous budget practices to focus more on measures that reflect the reality of people’s lives, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Beyond politics

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 23rd May 2019 -  How do we make our values more relevant and significant in contemporary Australia, asks Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, in the wake of the federal election.

A thirst for more than money

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 9th May 2019 -  The importance of enacting human values seems to have slipped off our public policy agenda, except where it can be shown to provide an economic benefit, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

What charities want: A little more respect, a little more certainty

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 11th April 2019 -  Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie outlines the top five things he would like to see an incoming government commit to, in the first of a series of articles looking at what the social sector wants from whoever wins the upcoming election.

It’s now or not for a long time – charity election strategies

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 28th March 2019 -  Now is the time for all charities to be finalising their election strategy, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Loneliness and Villages

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 14th March 2019 -  Being a part of the It Takes A Village campaign has highlighted how important it is that we think about the village around not just our students, but each member of our community, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, as he reflects on our increasing levels of loneliness or disconnectedness.
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