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...

 

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CCA's submission emphasises that critical engagement in preparation and response to disasters requires active engagement with local communities who live, work, and interact together.  These communities can be smaller than local councils, but may also cross council or even State/Territory borders. Better coordination and collaboration at all levels of government is required - but if there is no representation of chariites and not-for-profits, no ongoing voice about needs within communities, it will not work.

Central government planning for local community needs without the active...

The Community Council for Australia is calling on Australians to get behind an innovative new initiative launched today by the Australian Mint that has the potential to deliver millions of dollars in additional funding to charities and community organisations each year. 

The Charities Crisis Cabinet Pre-Budget Submission recommends ten measures to deliver real benefits to government and strengthen our communities. Charities and NFPs want to be part of the solution, part of rebuilding communities and boosting our economy.

Charities can be key drivers of social and economic recovery across Australia - and should make their case in the federal budget process writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News as he shares ten recommendations from the Charities Crisis Cabinet that could make a big difference as we rebuild our communities and boost our economy.

Charities Crisis Cabinet Co-Chairs, Rev Tim Costello AO and Susan Pascoe AM have written to our Prime Minister asking that the critical role played by charities and our capacity to make a difference, both economically and in terms of wellbeing, be considered and incorporated into your government’s national policy development and agenda setting.