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Gillian Triggs at Melbourne Women’s Fund Forum


Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs was the keynote speaker at the Melbourne Women’s Fund inaugural forum held in Melbourne. Professor Triggs spoke of having grown up post-war, as a baby-boomer, given a free legal education and becoming a practising barrister at … Continue reading

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11 local giving circles – find one near you


There has been phenomenal growth in giving circles in Australia recently, so here’s a handy list to help keep track. Act of Women Giving  Membership: $250, $500 or $1,000 – supporting advancing opportunities for women & girls through education or … Continue reading

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Generosity Forum – a collective giving conversation


As you know, my focus recently has been on giving circles and collective giving. So I was very happy to attend the Generosity Forum: Conversations in Changing Philanthropy this week to hear Tom Hull from the Funding Network, Gillian Hund … Continue reading

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so much to do – so little time


It seems to be that time of year when there are so many events, talks, keynotes and briefings to go to that it is all a little overwhelming, The main items on my agenda at the moment are: Philanthropy Australia … Continue reading

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