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Wasting our time – marginal seat voters have their say

David Crosbie, Thursday, 5th May 2022 -  A new survey reveals voters in marginal seats strongly support fundraising reform for the charities sector, writes David Crosbie, who blames the current mess on a combination of Federation, bureaucracy, the digital world, condescension and political

ALP will streamline tangled fundraising laws in government

Jonathan Alley, Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -  The Labor opposition has promised to tackle Australia’s morass of outdated fundraising laws across all states and territories, if elected.

New natural disaster fundraising guidelines are here, but not everyone is happy

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 15th February 2022 -  Charities have criticised the guidelines for distracting from bigger problems

Charities celebrate major fundraising reform win

Luke Michael, Monday, 13th December 2021 -  Fundraising reform has been named one of the Australian government’s key priorities to reduce the burden of overlapping regulations  

Fundraising regulations are ‘stopping charities from doing their job’

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 27th May 2021 -  Millions of dollars are being wasted each year as charities seek to meet “ridiculous” fundraising regulations that need to be scrapped, says advocate in light of new report

Charities Crisis Cabinet takes fix fundraising fight into its own hands

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 29th March 2021 -  A survey will be released every six months detailing how much and how little states and territories are doing to support charity fundraising activity  

Morrison government unveils ‘significant and far-reaching’ fundraising reforms

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 16th December 2020 -  A new fundraising model is set to reduce the administrative and financial burden for charities     

Fundraising reform remains ‘just out of reach’

Luke Michael, Thursday, 12th November 2020 -  The federal government has finally responded to a report from the Senate Select Committee on Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century 

Opinion

Harmonisation – the key to fundraising red tape regulation

Katherine Raskob, Monday, 9th November 2020 -  Katherine Raskob explains why FIA believes seeking harmonisation and not a national fundraising scheme is the best way to reduce red tape for fundraisers. 

Push to #fixfundraising ramps up after bushfire royal commission

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 2nd November 2020 -  “After decades of inaction, a national scheme could be decided on in time for Christmas,” a fundraising advocate says.   
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