Top 10 Gifts Announced

Almost 8000 votes were cast and the People’s Choice Top 10 Philanthropic Gifts have been chosen.

Voting has now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated. By sharing and celebrating these unique gifts and achievements, we hope to inspire all Australians to give.

Here’s the Top 10 People’s Choice Philanthropic Gifts of All Time:

  1. Establishment of the Epworth Hospital
  2. Wyatt Trust (The)
  3. Establishment of the Human Rights Law Centre
  4. Establishment of the Royal Botanic Gardens Australian Garden, Cranbourne
  5. Bush Heritage Australia
  6. No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)
  7. Miles Franklin Literary Award
  8. Establishment of Burnside Homes
  9. Establishment and Launch of The Heart Foundation of Australia
  10. Multi-channel Cochlear Implant - Electrical Stimulation of the Hearing Nerve
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The Top 50

  • CSIRO Parkes Telescope
  • Donor: Rockefeller Foundation and
  • Amount: AU$ 500,000
  • Year: 1954  -  1955
  • National: New South Wales
  • Categories: Technology
  • Bionic Eye Feasibility
  • Donor: The Ian Potter Foundation and
  • Amount: AU$ 1,500,000
  • Year: 2005  -  2007
  • National: National
  • Categories: Health, wellbeing & medical research