Despite the political risk, it may be time for Australia to bite the bullet and introduce an inheritance tax, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.
We are an independent member-based charity 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 charities and community organisations – not against them.
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Cutting back on organisational infrastructure and capacity to ensure there is enough funding for programs to remain viable – a phenomenon known as the starvation cycle – is an unfortunate reality for most charities and not-for-profits, writes David Crosbie.
CCA Submission to the Department of Social Security – A stronger more diverse and independent community sector
The questions about what needs to be done to strengthen the community services sector through better contracting arrangements have been repeatedly discussed and generally agreed by the sector, and by key inquiries and reports over more than a decade. The most important question that now needs to be answered is whether the Department of Social Services has any real intention or commitment to implement any of the changes required?