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July 3, 2024

NEW REPORT SHOWS CHARITIES AT RISK OF BEING SHUT OUT OF ELECTION DEBATES

New research by the Stronger Charities Alliance shows that despite being responsible for less than 1% of electoral expenditure since 2006, charities are at risk of having their voices further marginalised under proposed electoral reforms.  The research analyses spending patterns in Commonwealth, state and territory elections and compares how charities across different jurisdictions. This is… Read More

June 26, 2024

FUTURE PROOFING THE ROLE OF AUSTRALIAN CHARITY ADVOCACY

Today, the Stronger Charities Alliance, a coalition of nearly 140 charities, is launching critical legislation to protect the sector’s right to engage in advocacy. The Alliance, in collaboration with leading charity experts, has developed a Bill that would resolve urgent issues facing the sector.  The Bill will be launched at a Press Conference at Australian… Read More

November 27, 2023

CHARITIES WELCOME TAILORED APPROACH TO ELECTORAL REFORM, CAUTION ON DONATION CAPS

The parliamentary committee reviewing changes to federal electoral laws has tabled its final report today. The recommendations from the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (JSCEM) include that donation caps should not apply to registered charities, and that groups should only have to register as a third party if they incur more than $20,000 in… Read More