Last week the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) hosted the first meeting between the national regulator and the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership.
The Partnership, which is chaired by the Prime Minister, is currently meeting with a range of sector stakeholders to advise the Government on ways to foster a culture of philanthropic giving, volunteering and investment in Australia.
ACNC Commissioner, Susan Pascoe AM, welcomed the opportunity to meet with the Partnership’s representatives, Alexandra Gartmann, Kevin Bailey, Melanie Cooper and Tim Fischer AC.
“It was a pleasure to host the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership and discuss a number of important issues,” Ms Pascoe said.
“The Partnership was interested in how the ACNC’s work could help foster philanthropic giving and investment.
“Our work to identify and reduce red tape in the charity sector was particularly relevant.
“We also discussed issues such as increasing volunteering, social enterprises, and the data the ACNC is collecting and how we analyse and share this information with the sector.
“I look forward to meeting with the Partnership again to continue our collective efforts to support a thriving charitable sector in Australia.”
For more information see the Partnership’s website.