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...
The Australian government has put its toe in the water of impact investing but we’re falling behind countries like the UK and Canada where governments have made significant investments to support the market, writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 20 June 2019.
Launched on 12 June 2019, this report shares the learning and recommendations from CCA's series of CEO forums on impact investing run with the support of Life Without Barriers and partners including Social Ventures Australia, Social Outcomes, Koda Capital and NAB. It provides 12 recommendations for not-for-profit organisations and identifies seven areas where government should act to support capacity development and growth in the impact invesment ecosystem.
How good is New Zealand’s Budget? asks CCA CEO David Crosbie as NZ leads the way on looking beyond economic measures to focus more on measures that reflect the reality of people's lives.
The election provides all charities with a challenge – how do we make our values more relevant and significant in contemporary Australia? Supporting broader collaboration is a place to start, writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 23 May 2019.
The Community Council for Australia has commended the Morrison Government on their re-election, welcomed their commitment to fundraising reform, and called for more certainty and support across the charities sector.