Fix Fundraising

Our charities and community groups should be able to get on with their jobs.

Australia’s fundraising laws are a mess. If a charity or community groups wants to raise money, they need to apply for a fundraising licence in every state they raise money in. Before the internet, this may not have mattered, but in these days of GoFundMe and Kickstarter, any fundraising is national.

Now, small groups like Welcome to Eltham need to post an ad in the paper in Queensland, and get a police check in WA. They’re doing this instead of getting on with their vital work, wasting time and money that could go to building more vibrant communities.

Justice Connect has joined with dozens of not-for-profits around Australia, asking our government to #fixfundraising.

 

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Become part of the movement of charities and community groups working to #fixfundraising!

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Hear from some of our campaign members

Helping a community organisation grow

“It started off as just a little group of us and then went absolutely ballistic!”

Read Welcome to Eltham's story
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