We are an independent member-based charity peak body dedicated to building flourishing communities by enhancing the extraordinary work of Australia’s not-for-profit sector. We do this by changing the way governments, communities and the not-for-profit sector relate to one another.  In particular, this includes establishing a regulatory environment that works for community organisations - not against them. Find out more...



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CCA CEO David Crosbie thinks Imagine Canada is right – and it probably applies in Australia - diversity in our sector means diminished pay, diminished conditions, diminished opportunity. And that’s not good enough. Do we really value diversity? Really?  Pro Bono News, 17 November 2022.

Does the charities sector needs to have stronger ownership of policy development groups, if government will not properly resource them?  Asks CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 3 November 2022.

A step forward from where we were, but still well short of where we need to get to. To change Australia for the better, we will all need to play our part in advocating for fundamental structural reform of our Federal Budget, writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 25 October 2022.

Some days it all feels like an uphill struggle, but if we look carefully there are many small victories incrementally smoothing our path forward, writes CCA CEO David Crosbie in Pro Bono News, 19 October 2022.

We go on repeating failure, spending more and more on ambulances at the bottom of the cliff instead of investing in more effective community care. Elections are a time for charities to pursue change. For purpose, and for our communities.  CCA CEO David Crosbie writes in Pro Bono News, 5 October 2022.