The Australia We Want - Launch at the National Press Club, 27 Oct 2016

The Australia We Want is the first ever benchmark of how Australia and each State and Territory is performing against values and goals prioritised by leaders from across the charities sector.

Launched at the National Press Club on 27 October 2016, The Australia We Want, First Report triggered high interest and discussion around Australia. 

Rev Tim Costello spoke to ‘Achieving the Australia We Want’ in the Press Club address, and the Report’s release and findings was covered by TV, major news, national and regional radio and online, including:

Guardian: Australia is no longer the home of the ‘fair go’ says report

Canberra TimesACT ranked first in the Australia We Want report

News Limited:  Shocking statistics which reveal the truth about Australian life

Adelaide Advertiser: ‘We have to think about how we talk’

Pro Bono Australia: The Australia We Want is Going Backwards

Daily Telegraph: Where has all our kindness gone?

The Advertiser:  Where has all our kindness gone?

Sydney Morning Herald: Half of Australian women feel unsafe walking alone at night, report says

The Age: Half of Australian women feel unsafe walking alone at night, report says

The Australian: Welfare report card ‘wake up call for nation’

West Australian: Statistics paint a grim picture of WA life

The Saturday Paper: Fate of the nation

ABC News online: Australia falling behind in gender pay gap, women’s safety and incarceration rates, new report shows

SBS online: Tasmania, ACT best societies in Australia, report says

AMPAG News: Is this the Australia We Want?

ABC Radio National: Charity leaders describe ‘the Australia we want

Fran Kelly interviews Tim Costello

The Wire: A snapshot of the Australia we want

3AW: New report says Australians have become less generous when it comes to charity

6PR: We’re stingy and miserable?

Thoughts from leaders of today and tomorrow at the launch of the AusWeWant report:

Brett Williamson, CEO of Volunteering Australia

David Locke, Assistant Commissioner, ACNC

Members of the ACT Youth Coalition

Kate Seselja, Founder, The Hope Project

Michael Thorn, CEO, Foundation of Alcohol Education and Research (FARE)

Twitter reaction on the day: