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...
Tim Costello – the Chair of Community Council for Australia that represents a massive number of charities and not-for-profits – says Scott Morrison should create a death tax. The ‘estate duty’ tax is something Tim Costello says a huge range of countries including the UK, Germany, Canada, France, Belgium, Italy and many others already use extensively.
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.
Sector heavyweight David Crosbie urges Australian charities to merge, instead of competing for the same funding, in order to survive.
Hundreds of Australian charities must be dissolved or merged to stop not-for-profits cannibalising each other in the $105 billion a year industry, the sector’s peak body says.
Australia needs to adopt a groundbreaking superannuation program that has been operating in France for over a decade, providing billions of dollars for charitable projects, according to Not for Profit sector leaders.
The CEO of the Community Council for Australia (CCA), David Crosbie, said the French 90/10 super program was producing “amazing” results that would be very easy to apply to Australia.
Australia’s social sector leaders are optimistic heading into 2016, saying that this year presents many opportunities for positive change.
While 2015 was a tumultuous one for the the Not for Profit sector, this year is expected, once again, to be full of surprises.