Take Survey
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  |  Politics

Government Launches ACNC Taskforce Website


Tuesday, 25th October 2011 at 10:31 am
Staff Reporter
The website for the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission Implementation Taskforce - one of the major Gillard Government’s major reforms of the Not for Profit (NFP) sector – is now live.

Tuesday, 25th October 2011
at 10:31 am
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Government Launches ACNC Taskforce Website
Tuesday, 25th October 2011 at 10:31 am

The website for the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission Implementation Taskforce – one of the Gillard Government’s major reforms of the Not for Profit (NFP) sector – is now live. 

The ACNC will be an independent regulator for the NFP sector with a staff of around 90 officers, reporting to Parliament through the Treasurer.

The Government has provided $53.6 million over four years for the establishment of the ACNC

Interim Commissioner and Head of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) Implementation Taskforce, Susan Pascoe AM, says “it is important that the sector and the community be kept informed of our activities regardless of where they are located geographically across Australia.”

The website also provides links to the ACNC taskforce’s YouTube channel which includes videos explaining key aspects of the ACNC and the broader Not for Profit reform agenda.

The website allows interested parties to keep up to date with the ACNC Taskforce’s activities and development.

The ACNC Implementation Taskforce says the launch of the website and the YouTube site are the beginning of an engagement process, and there will be opportunities coming up for the community to contribute ideas and comments on the new regulatory framework through a discussion paper, online forum and face to face consultations.

The ACNC will initially be responsible for registering NFP entities as charities and Public Benevolent Institutions and will implement a 'report-once use-often' reporting framework for charities, provide education and support to the sector on technical matters, and establish a public information portal by 1 July 2013.

The ACNC’s main business operations will be based in Melbourne, with a smaller presence in Canberra.

For more information, visit the ACNC website here: http://acnctaskforce.treasury.gov.au.
 




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Drought Charities Welcome ACNC Probe Following Online Abuse

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 7th November 2018 at 5:33 pm

A Market by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet

Dr Gary Johns

Monday, 5th November 2018 at 5:00 pm

Who Wants to Commodify Charities?

David Crosbie

Thursday, 25th October 2018 at 8:48 am

POPULAR

Report Uncovers Shocking Abuse and Neglect of Adults With Disability

Luke Michael

Monday, 5th November 2018 at 5:29 pm

White Ribbon CEO Puts Hasty Departure Down to Culture Clash

Maggie Coggan

Monday, 12th November 2018 at 5:49 pm

Government Backtracks on Cuts to Food Relief Charity

Maggie Coggan

Monday, 12th November 2018 at 5:42 pm

Disability Groups Cautious Over NDIS Independent Assessment Pilot

Luke Michael

Monday, 12th November 2018 at 5:38 pm

Take Survey
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

The social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!