There is approximately $500 million of unclaimed funds in lapsed financial accounts in Australia. As part of our 2014 budget submission, CCA has called for the investment of these funds to help build capacity in the not-for-profit sector.
CCA invites members to join CEO David Crosbie, and corporate engagement expert Ian Cook in a roundtable discussion in Sydney on this topic. Ian has conducted extensive research on this matter, and we would value member's input as we progress this concept.
8.30-10am, 5 March, CBD Melbourne
David Locke from the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission will provide an update on activities of the ACNC and likely future developments and Mark Northeast of Pitcher Partners will focus on the latest developments in tax issues facing NFP organisations.
National Press Club Address 16 June 2011
Thank you very much for having me here today. I have long been an occasional listener, albeit from a distance, to these lunch time addresses and I find it an extraordinary privilege to be at this podium today.
As I’ve said many times this year, I feel somewhat awkward about having been named the 2011 Australian of the Year. Let me explain.