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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).

Opinion

Step by Step, Conservative Forces Move to Silence NGOs’ Voices

Contributor, Saturday, 30th August 2014 -  The Federal Liberal Party, Government Ministers, Coalition MPs, the Minerals Council of Australia and the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) are targeting the advocacy role of Australia’s environmental NGOs,  writes Joan Staples, Visiting Fellow in
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