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ACNC head announces plans to step down

Wendy Williams, Friday, 3rd June 2022 -  The news has been welcomed by many in the charities sector who believe Dr Gary Johns was the “wrong appointment at the wrong time”. Dr Gary Johns, the controversial head of the Australian

Leigh faces the sector’s concerns

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 16th May 2022 -  Ahead of this week’s federal election, Pro Bono News sat down with shadow assistant minister for charities Andrew Leigh to put some of the sector’s concerns – raised in our recent election

ACNC launches enhanced Charity Register

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 -  “Donors, philanthropists, grant-makers and volunteers can now use the register to find a cause close to their heart, while charities can use it to connect with each other.”  The national

Charities commissioner issues election advocacy warning

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 24th February 2022 -  But advocacy leaders say charities should not be afraid to speak out  The head of the ACNC has been forced to clarify recent comments he made on charitable advocacy during an election

Senate backs charities in disallowing proposed ACNC changes

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 26th November 2021 -  Charities said the proposed changes threatened to shut down organisations for speaking out, or for taking part in protest The sector is celebrating a win for advocacy following the

Servicing the needs of a growing Australian charity sector

Dr Gary Johns, Thursday, 4th November 2021 -  Following the publication of the ACNC’s annual report, charity commissioner Dr Gary Johns reflects on the regulator’s achievements over the past 12 months. The number of Australian

Performance failures at the charities regulator

David Crosbie, Thursday, 21st October 2021 -  The performance of the ACNC has gone backwards when it should have been improving, writes David Crosbie, who argues the latest ACNC Annual Report is disappointing at best. It took

ACNC annual report unveiled

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th October 2021 -  The report sets out the charity commission’s achievements during a year of significant change and uncertainty The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has released

New charity regulations could cost sector $150 million

Luke Michael, Monday, 11th October 2021 -  “Not only will these changes crack down on the free speech of charities across Australia, the burdensome red tape will affect service delivery” The federal government’s proposed

Liberal-led committee rails against government advocacy crackdown

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th October 2021 -  The committee believes a proposal to change governance standards may infringe on a charity’s implied freedom of political communication  Charity advocates are pushing to have

Global Citizen’s advocacy given green light by tribunal

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 21st September 2021 -  Charity leaders say advocacy is a key part of a charities mission  A decision by the charities commission to deny a global anti-poverty charity access to public benevolent status

Senate urged to ‘stand up’ for charities

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 10th August 2021 -  Time is slowly running out for charities to secure support for a disallowance motion that would stop controversial new regulations coming into effect Major charities have published
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