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Philanthropy and democracy – An Australian perspective

Krystian Seibert, Thursday, 25th July 2019 -  Despite the power of philanthropy coming under criticism in recent times, Krystian Seibert argues that in fact, philanthropy plays an increasingly vital role supporting our democracy.

Analysis

How accountable are Public Ancillary Funds?

Alexandra Williamson, Thursday, 4th July 2019 -  Dr Alexandra Williamson shares some of the key findings from her QUT PhD thesis exploring perceptions and practices of accountability of Public Ancillary Funds. 

Record donation to make mental health headway

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 3rd July 2019 -  An institute to detect and treat severe mental health conditions like schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive disorder faster and earlier has launched, thanks to the largest philanthropic gift to mental health Australia has ever seen. 

The power of community philanthropy

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 30th May 2019 -  Brian Frederick had been in his job for about six months when he got a call from an attorney.

Philanthropy powerhouses go public with donation to save WA reefs

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 27th May 2019 -  Andrew and Nicola Forrest have revealed they were behind an anonymous multi-million dollar pledge, in a bid to raise awareness of a project aiming to restore the country’s most threatened marine ecosystems in Western Australia.   

Philanthropy to arm regional school kids with future jobs skills

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 14th May 2019 -  Students in regional Victoria will have access to digital learning labs and future technology education programs through a philanthropic gift worth over half a million dollars.  

Opinion

A Peak Into the Future of Private Philanthropy

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 2nd November 2011 -  CSI Blog | To mark the tenth birthday of contemporary philanthropy in Australia - the creation of prescribed Private Fund or PPF - philanthropist and Executive Chairman of HSC & Company, Phil Hayes-St Clair, shares his thoughts on what the next t

Philanthropic Sector Expands Sharply

Staff Reporter, Friday, 26th March 2010 -  PAF statistics for 2007-08 show strong growth in donations and assets in the philanthropic sector.

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.
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