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Philanthropy and the World’s High Net Worth Individuals

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th July 2007 -  The wealthiest individuals in the world gave more than $285-billion to charity in 2006, according to the 2007 World Wealth Report, an annual look at the financial practices of high-net worth individuals (HNWIs).

“Giving Australia” Report Revealed

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th October 2005 -  The most comprehensive research on philanthropy in Australia has found that Australians and businesses are giving and volunteering more than ever before, contributing more than $11 billion in 2004.

Income and Giving In Australia

Staff Reporter, Monday, 22nd November 2004 -  The greatest amount of gift deductions claimed in Australia come from middle and low-income wage-earners according to the latest review of tax figures.

ACOSS to Research Australian Philanthropy

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd July 2004 -  The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has been given substantial Federal Government funds for a major research project on giving and philanthropy in Australia.

Australia’s First Corporate Directory

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th March 2003 -  Philanthropy Australia has produced the first Australian directory of corporate philanthropy – The Australian Directory of Corporate Community Involvement.

Queensland’s ‘Centre of Philanthropy’

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th December 2001 -  A new Centre of Philanthropy and Not for Profit Studies has been established within the Faculty of Business at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia.

Tax Initiatives for Charities

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th April 2001 -  The Prime Minister has announced the details of two new tax initiatives to encourage greater corporate and personal philanthropy in Australia.

Mapping Philanthropy

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th October 2000 -  Researcher Anthony Hooper from Deakin University in Victoria has begun a project to identify and map the nature of philanthropy in Australia.

Philanthropy – Australia’s Stingy Rich!

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th September 2000 -  "We have a pretty pathetic record in Australia of rich people giving money!"

Venture Philanthropy – Who’s trying it?

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th June 2000 -  In the US "venture philanthropy" is the new buzz-word in the world of giving. It is regarded as a controversial movement far removed from the traditional relationship between foundations and grantees, attracting the big time hi-tech corporations.
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