Labor seeks to double Australia's philanthropic giving by 2030

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
April 7 2022 - 7:30pm
Andrew Leigh says evidence shows Australians could be healthier and happier if they gave more away. Picture: Sitthixay Dithavong

Australians can and would give more to charities if encouraged to do so through a public campaign, says Labor Fenner MP Andrew Leigh, with his party working to double philanthropic giving by 2030 if elected to government.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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