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March 22, 2023

Decision Makers Lack Understanding of Crucial Role of Advocacy, Charity Sector Report Finds

The ‘Voices for Change’ report released today finds most Australian charities don’t think state and federal governments have a good understanding of their advocacy role, with only 5% of charities reporting that governments “completely understood” the role of advocacy by charities. Despite this, the report found that advocacy was the most essential tool for charities… Read More

March 22, 2023

Advocacy vital in making change: report

This report was originally published in Pro Bono News on 22 March 2023. A survey of the sector has revealed advocacy has become a greater focus for civil society organisations, with more players in the sector feeling that their advocacy on federal issues has been successful. The Voices for Change survey, prepared by the University of Melbourne… Read More

November 24, 2022

Woodward’s appointment to ease climate of fear

This op ed was originally published in Pro Bono News on 21 Nov 2022. One of the biggest challenges I hear when speaking with charities about advocacy is the climate of fear that’s been created under the previous federal government and ACNC commissioner. A hostile approach to engaging with charities and charities’ fears of falling… Read More