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An alliance of Australia’s most well-established and respected charities today called on all parties to support issues-based charity advocacy in the lead up to elections. Last month, Liberal Party candidate Josh Frydenberg used charity CEOs in campaign materials to support his reelection. This week, his colleague Andrew Bragg has sought to have another charity, the… Read More
In the final sitting week of the year, the Morrison Government has guillotined debate and rushed through amendments to the Electoral Act that will see charities and community voices muzzled at election times. The changes to the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Political Campaigners) Bill 2021 will place an unnecessary burden on charities that engage in issues-based advocacy at… Read More
Australia’s charities and not-for-profit sector is today relieved that common sense has prevailed, with the federal opposition and crossbench joining forces to disallow the Morrison government’s heavy-handed charity regulations. The Hands Off Our Charities (HOOC) alliance of more than 100 of the nation’s most respected charities has been resisting the Morrison government’s attempt to grant the Federal Charities Commissioner the power to investigate… Read More