Unwanted Christmas Presents: Getting the Most out of Christmas

by Emma Rush and Andrew Macintosh

Over half of all Australians will not use, or give away Christmas presents. 21% of Australians will give a present to someone they don’t like. Because of this the piece recommends that the important social act of present giving should be replaced with giving to charity, as 73% of Australians would prefer a charitable contribution. To avoid waste over the Christmas time, presents should be changed to charitable donations.

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