Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

March 8, 2012 – Fair Go for Billionaires!

Yes, we’re doomed. And all we have left is gallows humour. This, ‘Fair Go for Billionaires’ is not a bad effort. Shades of Ben Elton’s ‘Stark’ perhaps…

CHASER co-founder Charles Firth has teamed up with a union in a TV advertising campaign mocking Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s anti-mining tax stance.

The ads were launched on Thursday and feature actor Allan Billison, who plays the fictional head of a spoof Fair Go for Billionaires movement.
AAP (2012) Anti-billionaire spoof site launched dailytelegraph.com.au 8 March 2012

Also on this day –

It’s perhaps telling (of what exactly I will leave for you to decide) that there was, in 2016, the perceived need for the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network to stage events so grant-makers could learn more about climate change…

Philanthropy Leading on Climate Change with Philanthropy Australia, in Melbourne

8 March 2016 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm

While the AEGN has a large group of highly knowledgeable and engaged climate change funders, there are many people in the philanthropic sector who are interested in climate change but do not feel they have a good understanding of this complex area and may not have explored the impacts of climate change on the issues they are passionate about and support. With this in mind, the AEGN has partnered with Philanthropy Australia to hold two meetings for a wider philanthropic audience. This event will be an excellent ‘entry level’ activity for AEGN members who haven’t engaged in climate change funding to date.