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‘Political advocacy is an essential task for charities and is something that must be protected’, Greenpeace’s response to comments by Senator James Mcgrath that the charity should be stripped of its tax deductible donations status. Assistant Minister for Charities Zed Seselja said “I would expect all organisations who are subsidised by the taxpayer to act in line with their obligations and in line with the expectations of the public,” – read the post on the Pro Bono website here. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. For more see the post Charities urged to stay vigilant on advocacy rights.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news Kneebone Cartoon. See the post: ‘Australian philanthropists sign an open letter urging foreign donations bill redraft’

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‘Australian charities are self-silencing for fear of risking their financial security or attracting political retribution’, today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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‘Government called on to stop the war on charities’ , major Australian charities unite to oppose federal government moves to ‘silence Australians’today’s Pro Bono News cartoon.

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A recent post on the Pro Bono news website reports that the Abbott Government is accused of trying to silence Not for Profit organisations. “I’d like to know why the Abbott Government has, across the board, been cutting funding to advocacy work of the Not for Profit sector,” Founder and CEO of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC), Kon Karapangiotidis said.