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

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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.

Not Waiting for Lighting to Strike Twice

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 16th August 2018 -  For the Department of the Environment and Energy to grant over $440 million to a small charity that didn’t even prepare an application form or ask for the grant is inconceivable, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Reforming or Redecorating?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 2nd August 2018 -  Public service reform in Australia seems like a constantly moving weather front, lots of clouds, the occasional flash of lightning or thunder, but bringing no rain and little change in temperature, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

It Is All About the Purpose, Not the Activity

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 19th July 2018 -  When it comes to investigating the Catholic Education Melbourne, nothing seen in the last few days suggests the ACNC is doing anything other than what a good regulator should do, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Safety, Security and Hillary

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 21st June 2018 -  National security is both important and challenging, but governments need to recognise that safety and security is about much more than international threats, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Electoral Reform – In Whose Interest?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 7th June 2018 -  The government approach to electoral reform is not about good policy or real reform, it is about maintaining and extending political advantage, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

It’s Not Just The Economy – Stupid!

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  In the wake of the New Zealand federal budget David Crosbie imagines an Australia where governments also set targets that relate to the kind of Australia we want to live in.

The Budget – Beyond Economic Units

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 10th May 2018 -  The 2018 federal budget is about winning a contest and getting re-elected writes David Crosbie, CEO of the Community Council for Australia.

Charities and Dreamers

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 26th April 2018 -  To realise the vision of an Australia that embraces its dreamers, we need to enhance and strengthen the role of charities and broader civil society, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Time to Party?

Opinion

David Crosbie, Thursday, 12th April 2018 -  Attacks on charitable advocacy may compel some charities to form their own political parties, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

1938, Foreign Agents and Government Paranoia

Opinion

David Crosbie, Tuesday, 27th March 2018 -  Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie looks at the sneaky foreign agents acting on behalf of foreign principals in Australia and the legacy of the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
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