It’s all about community: Buderim named most in-demand regional suburb

The Covid-19 pandemic saw an exodus of city-dwellers into the Australian regions, keen to benefit from more space and a slower pace of life, especially as working-from-home arrangements became the norm. This movement of people from town to country has even been dubbed a ‘regional renaissance’. In all, some 43,000 people moved to regional Australia […]

Research Roundup: What role can mediators play in spreading the community philanthropy model?

Research Roundup is a regular ACP feature created to give you an insight into the work academics are undertaking around community philanthropy. Dr. Alexandra Williamson, ACP individual member and academic at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) at Queensland University of Technology, looks at a research paper or study addressing the issues […]

Fire Shed Fridays: Bringing the community together in the Tumut Region

Nestled at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains on the traditional lands of the Wiradjuri, Wolgalu and Ngunnawal people, the Tumut Region is blessed with immense natural beauty and warm, welcoming local communities – but over the last few years, it has seen more than its share of difficulty. The Black Summer of 2019/20 hit […]

Inner North Community Foundation’s rapid response to COVID-19 wins 2021 Community Philanthropy Award

Congratulations to the Inner North Community Foundation on being selected as the winner of this year’s Community Philanthropy Award, announced at the Australian Philanthropy Awards online celebration on Tuesday, 16 November. The Community Philanthropy Award recognises best practice in addressing place-based challenges and achieving great outcomes, ability to unlock community assets beyond granting, and adding […]