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Philanthropists Urge Changes to International Giving

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 5th May 2015 -  National peak body Philanthropy Australia has written to Prime Minister Tony Abbott ­calling for a better tax regime to support international philanthropy. The letter,…

A Million Aussies Living in Poverty

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st April 2015 -  More than a million Aussies are living in poverty according to a new report by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, CEDA, which has described the findings as a “disgrace”.…

Financial Exclusion Remains ‘Stubborn’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 12th March 2015 -  Between 2006 and 2013, almost one in six people in Australia were severely or fully financially excluded meaning that they still had no access to at least two basic financial products,…

Australia Failing to Close the Gap

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 12th February 2015 -  Australia is failing in its attempts to close the gap of disadvantage between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, according to a major new bipartisan report. The Closing the Gap

Peer Pressure a Burden After Corporate Catastrophe

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 11th February 2015 -  Contrary to previous findings, CSR might not always act as a risk management tool, with a new report suggesting companies with the strongest CSR initiatives stand to lose the most…

Indigenous Children in Care Up 65 Per Cent Since National Apology

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 3rd February 2015 -  Since the National Apology to the Stolen Generations in 2008 the number of indigenous children in care has increased by 65 per cent, according to a new report. The latest Report on Government…

Australia Slammed for Human Rights Failings

Lina Caneva, Friday, 30th January 2015 -  The Australian Government’s treatment of asylum seekers has seen it slammed by an international watchdog for its “failure to respect international standards”…

Almost 100 Homeless Turned Away From Support Every Day

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 29th January 2015 -  Almost 100 people are being turned away from homeless support services every day in Victoria, according to the state’s peak homelessness body. The Council to Homeless Persons…

Private Philanthropic Funds Reach Record Levels

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 8th January 2015 -  Distributions from Private Ancillary Funds (PAFs) have grown to record levels in Australia reaching $251 million in 2012 and were estimated to exceed a cumulative $1.7 billion in…

Impact Investing in Conservation – Report

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 -  An inaugural global survey of conservation impact investing has revealed a fast-growing market totaling approximately $US23 billion over a five-year period. From 2009-2013 private…

Australia’s Emerging Collaborative Economy

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th November 2014 -  A new report suggests growing momentum in Australia around collaborative economy platforms that use technology to enable people to share and exchange a variety of goods and services.…

Social Entrepreneurs: What They Really Want

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th November 2014 -  Young social entrepreneurs isolate raising awareness of social business and providing mentoring and expertise as the most valuable contributions the corporate world can make…
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