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Charities are critical to Australia’s future prosperity

David Crosbie, Thursday, 29th August 2019 -  This week a new report and a respected senior public servant have both highlighted that social inclusion is a key to future growth in prosperity in Australia. Social inclusion is not

Can teaming up with finance groups save your charity?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 12th June 2019 -  Struggling charities will miss out on billions of dollars in funding for social impact programs if they don’t look to the finance sector for help, a new report warns. The report, released

Opinion

Compassion – A Radical Response?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 6th December 2018 -  Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie explains why he would like to see a more compassionate Australia in 2019. At a forum this week I was asked to reflect on what I would

Not Waiting for Lighting to Strike Twice

David Crosbie, Thursday, 16th August 2018 -  For the Department of the Environment and Energy to grant over $440 million to a small charity that didn’t even prepare an application form or ask for the grant is inconceivable, writes

Charities Remain Concerned with Foreign Donations Bill

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 10th April 2018 -  The charity sector has welcomed recommendations on the foreign donations bill as a “step in the right direction”, but still called on the government to go “back to the drawing board

Call for Charities to be Exempt From Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 31st January 2018 -  A not-for-profit peak body and the Law Council of Australia have called for charities to be exempt from a proposed Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme, with fears the legislation

Opinion

A Year to Be Proud Of

David Crosbie, Thursday, 21st December 2017 -  The most positive aspect of 2017 has been the way so many in the sector have come together to push back against those seeking to diminish it, writes Community Council for Australia CEO

Nightmares and Good Policy

David Crosbie, Thursday, 9th November 2017 -  The diminution of evidence-based public policy and the rise of vested-interest fuelled popularism  means the public voice of charities has never been more critical, writes CEO

Opinion

Shifting the Dial: From Profits and Process to Community Building

David Crosbie, Thursday, 26th October 2017 -  The Productivity Commission report Shifting the Dial released this week challenges national policy makers and undermines the positions of some of the most powerful vested interests

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.…

Call to Exempt Charities from International Philanthropy Ban

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 15th August 2017 -  A consortia of charities has called on the federal government to exempt charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) from any legislation…

Advocacy and ‘In Australia’ Concerns in DGR Reform – Philanthropy Australia

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 8th August 2017 -  Peak body Philanthropy Australia says it has major concerns about new reporting requirements for charities undertaking advocacy, especially environmental charities, as well…
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