Infographic: a snapshot of charities and giving in Australia and There's cause for celebration and concern in how Australians are giving to charity review our giving and the issues that are arising, while Gain five years of your life by giving looks at that what motivates people to donate to charities.
80.8% of adult Australians contributed financially to charities and non-profit organisations in 2015-16. This was well up from $4.7 billion a decade ago. However, the percentage of people donating has dipped over the same period. Annual data on tax-deductible donations tells a similar story.