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‘Huge win’ for charities as Coalition declines to appeal landmark case

Decision gives sector greater freedom to engage with the political process without threat to funding, advocates say

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The charity that won a landmark case giving the sector greater freedom to engage in political advocacy says the government’s decision not to appeal is a “huge win” that will give it a greater voice in Australia’s .

Last month, global anti-poverty charity Global Citizen won a crucial case against the Australian charity regulator, which had denied it public benevolent institution (PBI) status because of its political advocacy and attempts to influence governments.

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