Research and Resources

Providing a Voice, Performance now and over the past year

Pro Bono Australia’s State of the Sector Survey 2014 undertaken in partnership with Community Council for Australia and Netbalance Research Institute seeks to provide a voice for all those with an interest in the Not for Profit sector – especially Pro Bono Australia’s subscribers and other stakeholders that contribute to the performance of the sector.

A summary of wittnesses and Senator engagement, likely outcomes from the inquiry, and CCA CEO David Crosbie's opening statement.

Many of Australia’s biggest charities – along with legal experts, philanthropic organisations and arts organisations have all joined together on one platform to warn the Federal Government it is a huge mistake to close down the newly formed Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission.

The organisations warn the Government’s intention to shut down the ACNC will simply mean Australia’s charity sector will go backwards.

Organisations involved include Save the Children, St. John Ambulance Australia, The Ted Noffs Foundation, RSPCA, the Myer Family Company, Foundation for...

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.

These terms of reference outline the role and function of the National Commission of Audit (NCA) - focusing primarily on the role of government, what it should or should not be involved in, return on government spending, identifying potential savings, duplication and waste. Given many charities and not-for-profit organisations receive government funding, the NCA findings will be critical not only in terms of red tape and compliance costs imposed by the government, but also in terms of where the role of charities and not-for-profit organisations should be expanded or reduced.