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Call to Exempt Charities from International Philanthropy Ban

A consortia of charities has called on the federal government to exempt charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) from any legislation that bans receiving international philanthropy.

The consortia is led by the Australian Council for International Development, Philanthropy Australia and the Community Council for Australia. The call follows a proposal to ban foreign donations to political parties in which the government flagged it also intends to ban overseas funding to other organisations including charities.

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