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...
Pro Bono Australia names CCA Chair Tim Costello, CEO David Crosbie and member CEOs Julie Riley and Andrew Young in the top 25 leaders impacting the sector.
CCA’s Submission Preparation: What are your priorities?
Treasurer Joe Hokey has invited submissions in line with the Inquiry’s terms of reference by the end of March. As an important and growing sector of the economy, this is a valuable discussion for the not-for-profit sector to contribute to and be involved in.
The Inquiry is charged with examining how the financial system could be positioned to best meet Australia’s evolving needs and support Australia’s economic growth.
Recommendations will be made that foster an efficient, competitive and flexible financial system, consistent with financial stability, prudence, public confidence and capacity to meet the needs of users.
Time for a Real Relationship Reform
CCA’s submission focused on the need for the Prime Minister’s Business and Community Partnership (CBP) to be much more than a talk fest and become a vehicle to enhance relations between not-for-profit entities, their communities, government and businesses.
‘The not-for-profit sector is too important to the Australian economy to be neglected in the forthcoming Federal budget. Talk about support for the sector is cheap – real investment that strengthens the sector is what is needed’ says Community Council for Australia CEO, David Crosbie.
Speaking at the release of the CCA pre-budget submission, Mr Crosbie pointed out that the charities and not-for-profit sector is critical to the economy and to all Australian communities.