The Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership

Overview

The Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership (the Partnership) has been re-established to promote a culture of giving and volunteering in Australia. The Partnership is chaired by the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, and the Deputy Chair is the Minister for Social Services, the Hon Scott Morrison MP. The Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, the Hon Christian Porter MP, is a member of the Partnership.

The Partnership brings together community and business leaders to advise the Australian Government on practical strategies to foster a culture of philanthropic giving and investment in Australia.

The Australian Government has provided $5.98 million over four years to re-establish the Partnership. On 18 October 2014, the Prime Minister and the former Minister for Social Services, the Hon Kevin Andrews MP announced the membership of the Partnership.

The Partnership terms of reference, member biographies and further information can be found at the Community Business Partnership website.

Contact

Should you have any further enquiries about the Partnership, please contact partnerships@dss.gov.au.

The Former Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership

The former Partnership was established in 1999 and operated to 2007. The Partnership included a group of prominent business and community leaders appointed by the former Prime Minister, the Hon John Howard OM AC, to advise the Australian Government on community business collaboration, philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.

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