Australian charities facing tough new operating regulations say the restrictions are an attempt to politically 'muzzle' their advocacy work.
Paul Ronalds, The Herald Sun, 2 July 2021
Australian Democracy Network

Founded in 2020 by the Australian Conservation Foundation, the Human Rights Law Centre and the Australian Council of Social Service, Australian Democracy Network supports over 100 Australian charities to come together under the Hands Off Our Charities alliances banner. Together we defend our right to advocate for the causes and communities we serve.


How can we strengthen and amplify the collective voice of the philanthropic and charity sector in national political debates?

Royal Far West

The Peer to Peer Network Pilot will co-design a peer to peer networking model to connect Learning for Life families with one another to fill gaps in support and add value to local communities, with the aim to scale it across the Smith Family’s more than 90 communities.

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