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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Charities across Australia are frustrated with governments not acting to remove out of date regulations and duplication preventing registered charities being able to legitimately fundraise on-line.

According to David Crosbie, CEO of the CCA, “Now more than ever, we need to enable charities to pivot to on-line fundraising, but multiple levels of government bureaucracy is strangling charities by making them satisfy seven different sets of regulations requiring at least six weeks of pointless compliance work.

Good data is imperative to making the case for charities. Without input from charities, we will not have the data we need.  CCA CEO David Crosbie writes for Pro Bono News on the need for data now and into the future.

Right now charities have a unique chance to re-define our relationship with government writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News. The principle of shared commitment to improving outcomes for our communities must be the starting point and the end point.

AN OPEN LETTER TO AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENTS FROM THE CHARITIES CRISIS CABINET, 14 June 2020

The Charities Crisis Cabinet has written to the Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Ministers asking them to address several measures across Federal and State jurisdictions to ensure charities can continue to serve their communities and provide much needed services.  The measures promote giving, reduce red tape, enable access to new capital and support increased productivity.  Over the next 12 months and beyond, charities and not-for-profits want to be part of the solution, part of rebuilding our...

'Our work together over the past decade has built credibility and capacity, both of which have proved crucial over the past few months.' CCA Chair, Tim Costello thanks members and partners at our AGM. 2019 was a big year… and then came 2020. Our 2019 Annual Report is now available.