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Title : Philanthropists want to rethink on inheritance 'curse'

Jun 14, 2014

Hamish Balnaves urges Australia's wealthiest to not leave too much money to their children.


Title : ABC Interview with Neil Balnaves - 2 April 2013

Apr 2, 2013


Philanthropists have traditionally kept their giving quiet and behind the scenes, but Neil Balnaves argues that this is missing the point. In a changing world, with governments contributing less and corporations run by conglomerates also giving less, why not be proud of making a difference? The Balnaves Foundation gives over $2 million dollars a year to medical and charitable causes as well as art projectsand founder Neil Balnaves joins BAAD to discuss art funding and which types of projects hold his passion.


Title : Passing the Bucks - SMH/Sydney Magazine

Sep 1, 2010

We are no longer the selfish city - Sydney has overtaken Melbourne as the country's most generous capital. But before we give ourselves a pat on the back, theres more work that needs to be done.

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Title : The Personal Touch - The Weekend Australian

Mar 6, 2010

Neil Balnaves knows what he likes. Fortunately that includes supporting the arts in a big way.

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