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Nation’s most effective givers recognised at 2018 Philanthropy Awards

Jul. 26, 2018

Sydney: Australia’s marriage equality campaign, an innovative Indigenous program, an initiative to support victims of domestic violence and one of the country’s most philanthropic couples have been honoured at the 2018 Australian Philanthropy Awards presented at the Sydney Opera House tonight. Read more…

Our new membership offering and the Better Giving Hub are live!

May. 01, 2018

"With the launch of the new membership offering and the Better Giving Hub, we’re in a stronger position than ever to move forward with our members and advance philanthropy in Australia." - Sarah Davies Read more…

New Funder Group for Women and Girls launches

Mar. 12, 2018

On Friday 9 March, Philanthropy Australia launched a new Funder Group dedicated to advancing women and girls.  The launch included an address by guest speaker Elizabeth Proust AO, one of Australia’s most influential business leaders who currently chairs the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Nestle and the Advisory Board at… Read more…

Statement Regarding the Appointment of the New ACNC Commissioner

Dec. 07, 2017

Philanthropy Australia acknowledges the appointment of The Hon. Dr Gary Johns as the new Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). The Australian charities sector plays a vital role in our society. It tackles disadvantage, builds social and cultural capital, protects our environment and is a voice for… Read more…

Launch of Philanthropy Champions

Dec. 05, 2017

We are proud to launch our new Philanthropy Champions initiative Read more…


Nov. 20, 2017

Nationwide celebrations showcase impact of community and philanthropy partnerships

May. 22, 2017

Impact investing primed for growth in Australia & NZ - new Impact Investment Forum

May. 16, 2017

Good News for Impact Investing in 2017 Budget

Apr. 06, 2017

Leading Australian philanthropists honoured at industry awards

Feb. 21, 2017

New grants to help not-for-profits and businesses explore and attract impact investment

Aug. 23, 2016

Philanthropy leadership and learnings to converge in Sydney

Apr. 29, 2016

Collaboration within Australian communities on show

Apr. 20, 2016

Philanthropy Australia Announces 2016 Philanthropy Award Winners

Mar. 04, 2016

Charities Commission will continue – a welcome announcement for all Australians

Feb. 29, 2016

NAB and Philanthropy Australia partner to unlock innovative investment in NFPs

Sep. 01, 2015

Australian first: Philanthropy & Government together in one-day Summit

May. 29, 2015

Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week launches

Apr. 01, 2015

Philanthropy Australia appoints new CEO

Mar. 04, 2015

President’s Update - Acting CEO

Nov. 25, 2014

Early Wins for the PM’s Community Business Partnership

Nov. 13, 2014

President’s Announcement: Management Update

Oct. 20, 2014

Community Business Partnership a chance to take giving to the next level

Oct. 20, 2014

The future of philanthropy is bright

Oct. 01, 2014

The next generation of philanthropists maximise impact for the greater good

Sep. 03, 2014

Inaugural Philanthropy Leader Awards winners announced

Aug. 21, 2014

The Rich and Famous Join Forces to Champion Philanthropy in Australia

Jun. 17, 2014

Philanthropy Australia’s 2014 National Conference announcement

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