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


To Compete or Not To Compete – Big Questions for the Sector


David Crosbie, Thursday, 14th July 2016 -  A new Productivity Commission inquiry into Australia’s provision of human services has major ramifications for the future of the charities and Not for Profit sector, writes David Crosbie CEO of Community Council for Australia.

Budget 2016 – User Pays Becoming More Entrenched


David Crosbie, Thursday, 5th May 2016 -  Opinion: The more I read about the budget and consider what it means in practice, the more it becomes clear that Australia is moving towards a user pays system for many of our health, education, housing, and other previously government run services, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie in response to the treasurer's pronouncements.

The Budget Night ‘Circus’ – But the Devil’s in the Detail for NFPs


David Crosbie, Thursday, 28th April 2016 -  Opinion: Amid all the posturing and rhetoric that comes with federal budget night, the Not for Profit sector will be focusing on whether this government’s previous pattern of unwelcome savings measures continues, writes David Crosbie, CEO of the Community Council for Australia.

How to Stuff-up Good Policy, Reduce Philanthropy and Hurt Charities


David Crosbie, Thursday, 3rd March 2016 -  The government’s proposed regulatory changes to private charitable foundations are not about encouraging philanthropy or strengthening the community, but about appeasing a handful of powerful friends, writes Community Council for Australia CEO, David Crosbie.

Less Division, More Collaboration


David Crosbie, Wednesday, 11th November 2015 -  Merger may be a dirty word in many organisations, but that should not stop consideration of possible consortia, partnerships, and collectives, writes the CEO of the Community Council for Australia, David Crosbie.

Building Trust – The Critical Task


David Crosbie, Tuesday, 20th October 2015 -  The growth rate of Australia’s Not for Profit sector is under challenge and those involved have a responsibility to not just trade on public trust and confidence, but to build it, writes Community Council for Australia CEO, David Crosbie.
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