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AID/Watch Loses Charity Status

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th October 2009 -  Not for Profit organisation AID/Watch has lost it’s charitable status after a long running legal battle with the Australian Tax Office – a decision the organisation…

Young Australian Recognised for Her Charity Efforts in Hollywood

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th September 2009 -  PROJECT FUTURES director, 24 year old Stephanie Lorenzo had been invited to a benefit dinner in Beverley Hills, Los Angeles this month in recognition of her efforts to inspire Gen…

Adelaide Charities Fight Back Against Downturn

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st August 2009 -  Kidney Health Australia will stage a special seminar in September to help Adelaide charities fight back against the impact of the economic downturn.
 
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Australia’s Wealthiest Slow to Give

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th March 2008 -  Charitable giving by Australia’s most affluent is not keeping pace with their increasing wealth delivered by a booming economy, according to a new report by QUT’s Australian…

Corporate Christmas Spirit Drives Salvos

Staff Reporter, Friday, 14th December 2007 -  When you see the Salvos band playing on a city corner or delivering food and blankets for the needy this Christmas wonder for a moment about how they get around – it’s thanks…

Coin & Stamp Collecting for Charity?

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd April 2007 -  If you have previously confused philately with philanthropy well have a look at this – a businessman in the Netherlands has found a way to combine the two – using the Internet…

The Australian Life Savers Bible

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th April 2007 -  The Bible Society of Australia has launched a Bible for Aussie life savers- in honour of its 100 years of service in the Year of the Surf Life Saver. The custom-made Bible is called the…

New Foundation Tackles Childhood Obesity

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd October 2006 -  A National body supported by Children’s Hospitals throughout Australia has been launched to battle the childhood obesity crisis. The Playing Healthy Foundation, a bipartisan…

Oxfam – By Any Other Name

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 13th July 2005 -  Oxfam Community Aid Abroad officially changed its name to Oxfam Australia, on July 1, 2005 with a public announcement that it’s changing its name, not its values. The agency,…

Involving Athletes In The Charity Cause

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th December 2004 -  Many organisations, for-profit and Not for Profits alike, have benefited from using athletes as representatives, taking advantage of the athlete’s high profile and established…

UK Charity Commission – Next Stage

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd July 2004 -  Andrew Hind, chief operating officer of the BBC World Service, will become The UK Charity Commission’s first chief executive in the next stage of the organisation’s…

US Crisis – Charities in the Big Picture

Staff Reporter, Monday, 1st October 2001 -  More than $US550 million has poured in to US charities in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks, spurred on by an unprecedented use of the Internet for online donations.…
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