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...
Sometimes it takes dark times to see bright stars, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, who reflects on 2018 and says he is looking forward to seeing more bright stars shine across the charity sector next year. Pro Bono News, 20 December, 2018.
If I could have anything, I would like to see a more compassionate Australia in 2019, writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News.
CCA Members and Friends - Our thanks for your support and involvement in 2018. It has been an important year, and one in which our collective strength and voice has made a difference. Our very best wishes to you and your family, and your community. Click through for a little bit of festive fun!
Neither the market nor the state alone can re-thread our social fabric, rebuild democracy and respond to a rapidly changing age. Charities must be at the heart of it. We must drive change or accept our future irrelevance writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 22 November 2018
The Community Council for Australia (CCA) was very concerned about how the original Electoral Reform Bill (2017) would impact thousands of charities who would have faced quite complicated new administrative requirements and restrictions if they chose to make any public statements advocating for their cause or their community.
The chilling impact of the new requirements and restrictions would have significantly diminished the public voice of charities in Australia.