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Explainer: What are the Limits to Charities Advancing Political Causes?

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th January 2017 -  Controversial Christian organisation Catch the Fire Ministries lost its charitable status due to its close links to a political party. Krystian Seibert, Philanthropy Australia


Is There Any Chance of Certainty for the ACNC?

Professor Ann O'Connell, Thursday, 22nd October 2015 -  Dear Prime Minister, for the sake of the Not for Profit sector, please announce that your government does not intend to abolish the charity regulator, writes Professor Ann O’Connell,


The Ministry for Funny Hats

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th July 2014 -  The Federal Government’s Options Paper on the replacement of the charity regulator suggests that the Government has already made up its mind and, as with the decision to abolish


Ducks, Elephants, the ACNC and the Senate

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th May 2014 -  Is the outcome of the Senate inquiry into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No 1) Bill 2014 just a foregone conclusion, asks Professor Ann O’Connell,

Academics Warn of Unintended Consequences of NFP Reform

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 6th March 2014 -  Two senior law academics have warned of the possible unintended consequences of the Federal Coalition’s plans to abolish the charity regulator and repeal the new Charities…

EXCLUSIVE: NFP Tax Concession Report Revealed

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  A report into charity tax concessions that was buried after the Gillard Government lost office has been released under Freedom of Information and includes a call for the extension…


Watching Over the Helpers: Why Regulation of Charities Matters

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th January 2014 -  How much evidence has there been that the ACNC has been a tyrannical bureaucrat and will its abolition weaken charity regulation, asks University of Melbourne Professor of Law Ann

Charitable Giving and Tax Reform: challenges in regulating the NFP sector

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th May 2012 -  This article is by Ann O'Connell, a member of the Not-For-Profit Project at the Melbourne Law School and member of the NFP Tax Reform Working Group, and published by The Conversation
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