COMMUNITY COUNCIL FOR AUSTRALIA

We are an independent member-based peak body dedicated to building flourishing communities by enhancing the extraordinary work of Australia’s not-for-profit sector. We do this by changing the way governments, communities and the not-for-profit sector relate to one another.In particular, this includes establishing a regulatory environment that works for community organisations - not against them. Find out more...

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CCA joined a delegation of charity leaders at Parliament House, urging parliamentarians to oppose any legislation that would restrict overseas philanthropic donations supporting the work of Australian charities.  

 

Recent studies show that an overwhelming majority of Australians support the idea that the voice of charities is an important part of our democracy and all politicians would do well to take note, writes David Crosbie, CEO of Community Council for Australia, Pro Bono News, 23 November 2017.

Leadership is fundamental to the change-making work we do for and with our communities.  Investing in our current and emerging leaders is critical to our future, although we often lack the resources to do this as much as we would like. 

The diminution of evidence-based public policy and the rise of vested-interest fuelled popularism means the public voice of charities has never been more critical, writes CEO of the Community Council for Australia, David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 9 November 2017.

The Community Council for Australia (CCA) welcomes the opportunity to provide input into the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australia Schools and is keen to engage in detailed discussion about any proposals arising from the Inquiry.