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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.   

Opinion

Now or never – Time to fix fundraising

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 regulator

Governments propose new fundraising model to cut red tape

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 2nd September 2020 -  The federal government says it is working with states and territories to fast-track the harmonisation of fundraising 

‘It is the right time to help charities’: ALP renews push for urgent fundraising reform

Luke Michael, Thursday, 11th June 2020 -  Advocates say fundraising reform is a zero-cost option to help a struggling sector 

Opinion

Celeste Barber’s story shows us the power of celebrity fundraising… and the importance of reading the fine print

Krystian Seibert, Wednesday, 27th May 2020 -  We shouldn’t let the legal issues associated with the comedian’s record-breaking fundraiser detract from the role celebrities can play by using their platform to promote giving, writes Krystian Seibert.
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