The biggest attack on the Australian charity sector you have never heard of

featuring Ebony Bennett and Ben Oquist

On the eve of an election, without consultation and without scrutiny, the Morrison government, with the support of the Opposition, rushed retrospective amendments into the Parliament that will squash charities’ right to advocate, effectively stomping on our democracy. The Australia Institute’s Ben Oquist unpacks what happened and what the impacts will be for the Australian charity sector and for Australian democracy.
This was recorded on 14 December 2021 and things may have changed since recording.
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Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director at the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Guests:
Ben Oquist, Executive Director, The Australia Institute // @benoquist
Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey with additional editing by Eliza Kloser
Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions

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