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 and the #fixfundraising coalition of peak bodies campaigning to fix state fundraising laws welcomed the release of a Senate committee report into fundraising, but are frustrated and concerned over a lack of decisive action

The popular media debate about government performance often focuses on political games and short-term point scoring, but what matters most in our communities is the quality of government services and effective regulation that protects us all, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 14 February 2019.

This submission outlines nine measures the Community Council for Australia (CCA) believes will significantly strengthen Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector and drive real economic savings for government over the coming financial year and beyond.

Charities need to be independent, but that does not mean they should be cut adrift by government to fend on their own, writes CCA CEO David Crosbie, in Pro Bono News.

Surely charities can do better than accept assumption-ridden superficial measures developed by unknown economists from outside of the sector, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie as the ACNC considers measures for Object 1 b of the ACNC Act.  Pro Bono News, 17 January 2019.