Australian Democracy Network

Who are we?
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.
What are we doing?

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

Australian Democracy Network - Hands Off Our Charities

The Foundation joined 102 philanthropic and charitable organisations as co-signatories in an open letter to the Australian Senate, calling for a formal disallowance of the proposed regulations.

What are the impact areas we aim to work within?
Impact Area
Communities & place
Social enterprise
Other Areas
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