Begin with what the policy is trying to achieve – what is the goal of DGR concessions?
The goal of the DGR process should be to encourage community involvement, engagement and ownership of issues they are concerned about. Encouraging civil society to own their issues of concern is not only good public policy, it is very good economic policy. Governments around the world acknowledge the benefit of community involvement and actively seek to promote philanthropy.
This submission outlines five key areas where the Community Council for Australia believes there is scope to support a stronger and more effective impact investing market in Australia.
This submission outlines five key areas of concern for the Community Council for Australia (CCA) in relation to whistleblower protections and the associated inquiry by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services.
CCA is particularly interested in the terms of reference relating to the development and implementation of whistleblower protections for the charities and not-for-profit sector (NFPs).
This submission outlines nine measures the Community Council for Australia (CCA) believes will significantly strengthen Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector and drive real economic savings for government over the coming financial year and beyond. These measures have been informed by consultation with CCA members (listed in Attachment A) and key organisations in the NFP sector.
It is important to note that this submission does not override the policy positions outlined in any individual Federal budget submissions from CCA members.
This Community Council for Australia (CCA) submission briefly outlines some of the key issues for Australia’s not-for-profit sector in response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry Into Introducing Competition And Informed User Choice Into Human Services and the associated discussion paper. It has been prepared with CCA members (see listing of CCA members, Attachment 1) as well as other key organisations working in the broader not-for-profit sector.