Managing Donation Bushfire Funds
Did you donate to the Australian bushfires? Moved to action by the devastating fires, Australians as a collective donated $500 million by mid-January. Recently though, there have been public concerns around these donations. Many are worried that their money is being poorly managed and not getting through to the people who need the funds the most. Comedian and standout supporter for bushfire relief Celeste Barber herself questioned the use of the 50 million dollars she helped raise for the NSW Rural Fire Service.
The Daily spoke with Debbie Willis, Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Tasmania to find out more.