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Making your government engagement happen – The doing thing

Jo Scard, Thursday, 27th June 2019 -  Jo Scard offers advice on the “doing bits” of making your government engagement happen.

Government engagement – recalibrate and start with the vision

Jo Scard, Thursday, 13th June 2019 -  Now is the time for the sector to regroup and set some goals for a new government engagement strategy, writes Fifty Acres founder and CEO Jo Scard.

GetUp Ruling to Protect Issues-based Advocacy by Charities

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th February 2019 -  An Australian Electoral Commission ruling affirming the independence of activist group GetUp has set an important legal precedent protecting charities’ rights to engage in issues-based advocacy, community leaders say.

High Court Ruling Another Win for Charitable Advocacy

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 30th January 2019 -  The not-for-profit sector is celebrating another win for charitable advocacy after the High Court struck down electoral laws imposing a stricter spending cap for third-party campaigners including charities.

Charities Make Their Voices Heard Amid Political Chaos – 2018 in Review

Luke Michael, Thursday, 20th December 2018 -  In a year filled with political chaos and upheaval, the charity sector had to fight hard to make its voice heard. But through strong advocacy efforts, the sector was able to achieve some key wins on important social issues, as Luke Michael reports in

How do Australia’s Foreign Interference Laws Compare to Draconian States?

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 29th March 2018 -  The suite of controversial foreign interference laws proposed by the Australian government have been described by their critics as draconian, but how does the Australian legislation compare to what is being implemented in other countries?

New Charity Sector Push To Withdraw Foreign Interference Bills

Luke Michael, Thursday, 22nd March 2018 -  There has been a renewed push to withdraw the federal government’s package of foreign interference bills, with an open letter set to be presented to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten at an event in parliament next week.

Advocacy Under Threat as NFPs Engage in Self-Silencing

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 12th December 2017 -  Australian charities are self-silencing for fear of risking their financial security or attracting political retribution, according to a new report.

Civil Voices Are Speaking Up for Advocacy

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 30th August 2017 -  Hundreds of social sector organisations have had their say on the issue of advocacy as part of an initiative to collect data on how the sector uses its voice in support of community.

Opinion

Avoiding a Democratic Car Crash

David Crosbie, Thursday, 8th June 2017 -  This week has highlighted how important it is for us to be brave in our advocacy and stand up for democracy, writes David Crosbie, CEO of the Community Council for Australia (CCA).
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