Foundations in Australia: Dimensions for International Comparison

  title={Foundations in Australia: Dimensions for International Comparison},
  author={Myles McGregor-Lowndes and Alexandra Kate Williamson},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={1759 - 1776}
Australia lacks a dedicated legal structure for foundations, and public data on its philanthropic sector are sparse. There is no public registry of foundations as opposed to charities generally, and the information held by the revenue office on foundation activity is generally unavailable. Available data are presented and show that Australian foundations are experiencing a phase of slow but steady growth in both numbers and size, punctuated by an increasing number of high-profile philanthropic… 

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