Category Archives: News

A message from the CEO

This week has seen the continued critical call to action around race and equity in the US and in our own country.  Our friends from the US Environmental Grantmakers Association have recently sent a message to their members on Black Lives…

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Queen's Birthday Honours


We congratulate Ross Ledger on receiving an AM this Queen’s Birthday. Ross is a trustee of Western Australian based member the Spinifex Trust. Ross received his award for significant service to the accounting profession, to wildlife conservation, and to the…

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It is time for nature

Today is World Environment Day. A day in which we advocate for, celebrate and encourage environmental action. But as we enter the 2020s, we must ask ourselves collectively: Are we doing enough to protect the world that we depend on?  According…

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Letter to Members of Parliament

Policy response to bushfires and COVID-19 From Keith Ince, Chair, and Amanda Martin OAM, CEO. After a shocking start to the year, we enter winter with a tentative hope that people and our plants and animals are beginning to recover…

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Henry Rischbieth

Letcombe Foundation increased giving

Photo: Charlotte and Henry Rischbieth, Trustees of the foundation. The Letcombe Foundation is based in South Australia and has increased their funding since June 2017. Henry spoke to us on their increased environmental giving. “We have increased our giving to…

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Central Victoria field trip

Membership renewals now open

In the coming week you will receive the following in the mail: A member report outlining our recent work, our goals and plans for the year ahead, and a letter from our Chair Keith Ince and myself encouraging you to…

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