COMMUNITY COUNCIL FOR AUSTRALIA

 

We are an independent member-based 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 community organisations - not against them. Find out more...

 

Charities Crisis Cabinet  

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CCA Chair Rev Tim Costello has today joined with others in asking companies to seriously consider giving back to their communities rather than giving money back to the Australian Taxation Office.

Governments, companies, and industry bodies all have an exceptional opportunity to encourage giving and an investment of what was taxpayer dollars directly back into our communities to support recovery and strengthen communities, writes CCA CEO, David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 28 January 2021.

COVID19 spurred a burgeoning digital revolution. Many charities will build on this to better serve purpose. Others are being left behind. Ignoring the digital divide between charities should not be an option for our sector writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 14 January 2021.

It's time to farewell 2020. What better way than to join Charities Crisis Cabinet co-chairs, Rev Tim Costello AO and Adjunct Prof Susan Pascoe AM and peers from across our sector in a charities singalong.

Rev Tim Costello, Chair of the Community Council for Australia has today commended the Federal government for committing to fix Australia’s antiquated fundraising regulations.  ‘We are delighted that both the Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and the Assistant Minister for Charities Zed Seselja have today agreed to prioritise cutting red tape for charities.  Once implemented, the one stop registration changes to charitable fundraising regulations will mean increased transparency and less red tape for thousands of charities across Australia.  Charities will be able to spend millions of d