Data reveals the richest charities in Australia – and who gets the most government handouts

Australia’s richest charities include some of our best universities, a Catholic education advocacy group and a foundation that runs the controversial Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation.

A policy-making group for Catholic schools in Victoria leads the pack of Australia’s charity rich list, but the top 10 includes six of the nation’s leading universities, a Catholic aged care provider in Brisbane, and St John of God Health Care, which operates across the country.

Not only are these charities the wealthiest, but the majority of their revenue comes directly from Australian taxpayers.

The 10 charities made a combined total of more than $62.6 billion in the four years between 2014 and 2018.

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