Past Events


Free NFP Briefing – ACNC and Tax Update

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.

Register here.


CCA Member Only Policy Briefing

12-1.30pm, 13 March, Mission Australia Level 7, 580 George St, Sydney

  • The future of the ACNC and an update on the attempted dismantling of the regulator?
  • Confidential insights in to proposed alternative models for a national regulator and a Centre of Excellence?
  • A discussion with fellow CCA members on a strategy moving forward?

Please join CCA's CEO David Crosbie and fellow CCA members for a policy briefing in Sydney on Thursday 13 March.

Register here.


Not-for-Profit Conference 2014: A Focus on Commercial Success

Travelling during March to Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane

Navigating the constantly evolving landscape of the not-for-profit sector demands higher levels of sophistication, innovation and sustainability. Collaboration is key to building a stronger, more agile organisation and boosting productivity.

Here you can listen to David Crosbie with an expert panel on the driving forces of change for the not for profit sector.

Register here.


Third Sector Expo 2014

3-4  April, Hilton Park Melbourne

Join the leaders of the not-for-profit sector from professional and industry associations, member benefit organisations, community groups, advocacy groups, charities and foundations at Third Sector Expo 2014; a two-day professional development event for the entire sector.

Here you can listen to CCA CEO David Crosbie’s review of the sector’s current landscape and what can be expected over the next 12 months.

Register here.


Learning through Innovation Forum

10.30-12.00pm 8 April, Melbourne (details TBC)

Come listen to David Crosbie and Rosemary Addis discuss the nature not-for-profit sector investment in Australia with evolving challenges and opportunities.

Keep an eye out for Good Beginnings Australia’s registration information.


CFO Roundtable Series - CCA Members Only

12.30-2pm 16 April, Mission Australia Level 7, 580 George Street, Sydney

Are you a CEO interests in opportunities to collaborate, share information and improve your organisation's influence with government? Please us for a roundtable featuring:

  • David Crosbie, CEO Community Council for Australia, with an overview of the current Federal Government agenda, key priorities and influences for the sector and your work
  • Accenture, who will facilitate a discussion on best practice back office processes, operating systems, cloud and other shared services
  • SPP, who will share an approach to a sector process bench-marking study, that may assist as we look at costs and opportunities for improvement

CCA thanks Mission Australia for hosting this Not-for-profit CFO Roundtable Series event.

Resgister here.



CCA and PwC are hosting a special workshop on the future of the NFP sector in May.  This invite only event will take place in mid May      David Crosbie will be speaking at the Building Partnerships Between Government and Not-for-profits Conference in Melbourne on the 21st and 22nd of May. CCA members are entitled to a special discount for this conference. Click here for more details.

21-22 May 2013 - David Crosbie discussed Where do the changes leave the Not-for-Profit sector? at the 3rd Annual Building Partnerships between Government & Not-for-Profits in Melbourne.

Tuesday April 16th 2013 - David Crosbie was a speaker at the Third Sector Expo in Melbourne 

Thursday October 18 2013 - The NFP Law and Regulation Conference, David Crosbie speaking, Sydney

Tuesday 25 September 2013 - ACTCOSS Conference, David Crosbie in panel discussion, Canberra

Friday 21 September 2013  - P3 Conference. David Crosbie presenting on 'how you can create a social enterprise and retain your heart and soul.' Sydney



Friday 7 September 2012 - Future Directions NFP CEO Roundtable Series, Melbourne

Friday 24 August 2012 - Future Directions NFP CEO Roundtable Series, Sydney

Thursday 2 August 2012 - David Crosbie presented at the informa not-for-profits governance forum, Sydney

Thursday 26 July 2012 - David Crosbie in panel discussion on ACNC, Associations Forum Conference, Brisbane

Thursday 26 July 2012 - Future Directions NFP CEO Roundtable series, Brisbane

Wednesday 27 June 2012 - CCA Annual General Meeting, Parliament House, Canberra