• Dear baby boomers: Australian philanthrophy needs your help

    Krystian Seibert     |      April 6, 2019

    Although Australians should be proud of the giving we do, there is clearly room for improvement and the right structures and incentives could encourage more philanthropy to benefit good causes.

  • It’s time for more transparency about charity accounts

    Ushi Ghoorah Hurrychurn     |      October 15, 2018

    Lax reporting standards make it hard for charity donors to know how much of their money actually goes to the cause they want to support. It’s time for more transparency to restore faith in non-profit organisations.

  • Charity review calls for higher disclosure requirements

    Open Forum     |      September 21, 2018

    An academic review of 342 not-for-profit organisations has found that only 55 published annual reports and financial statements which disclosed the dollar amount spent to achieve their social mission.

  • Why the wealthy should pay a charity levy

    Open Forum     |      July 14, 2018

    Monash sustainability experts believe the country’s high-income earners should pay a charity levy based on a small percentage of their earnings.

  • The reality of Christmas for young people in care

    Jason Juretic     |      December 20, 2017

    The end-of-the-year celebration is a festive and happy period for most of us, however, for young people living in Out-of-Home-Care, Christmas may be an unhappy reminder of loss. Jason Juretic, CEO of Stepping Stone House, reveals how each of us can contribute to providing vulnerable young people with a positive Christmas experience.