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Changes afoot at peak body?

Further to the not so recent news that AbaF and artsupport are to merge next year into one body, and that Louise Walsh of artsupport will soon be the new CEO of Philanthropy Australia, the Australian Financial Review yesterday noted … Continue reading

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a new not for profit regulator?

The Treasury Department is calling for submissions in response to a discussion paper on a scoping study for a new regulator for the not for profit sector in Australia. Some of the proposed functions of the regulator could include: • … Continue reading

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The Ask by Sam Lipsyte – fiction philanthropy?

I had wanted to read The Ask: A Novel because it has been promoted as a novel about a disgruntled development officer for a university – read – fundraiser/advancement worker. It had also been described as hilariously funny – but … Continue reading

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Accountability and transparency in not for profits

The South Australian state government has announced that charities which receive donations will be required to account more thoroughly as to how those funds are spent. A new Code of Practice which will be open for consultation until mid January … Continue reading

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