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Tag Archives: Australia

Australia is the Most Generous Country in the World According to New World Giving Index

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The World Giving Index 2012, compiled by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), found Australia topped the 2012 table, and also headed a new five year index which looks at giving between 2007 and the most recent year of fieldwork, 2011.

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Volunteers Worth More to Australia Than Mining According to New Study

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A University of Adelaide study has found that volunteering in Australia is now worth more than the mining industry, declaring the true extent of its monetary value to be more than $200 billion a year.

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Time to Address Charities for Australia’s Indigenous Peoples

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The introduction of a charity regulator is an opportune time for Australia to follow New Zealand’s lead and recognise the difficulties faced by indigenous peoples who wish to establish charities, a Not for Profit Law Conference has been told.

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Study Reveals Australia’s Growing “Fourth Sector”

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Social entrepreneurship is one of the fasting growing sectors of the Australian economy, according to new research undertaken by Opportunity International Australia.

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Australian Government Calls for a Reform to Increase Art Related Philanthropy

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A new report to the Federal Government calls for wide ranging reforms to increase philanthropic support for the Arts in Australia.

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