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ACNC Warns Public to Check Your Charity

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 21st September 2018 -  The charities commission is encouraging the public to check the validity of an organisation before donating, following revelations a charity leader stole $750,000 from the not

Conservative Christian Organisation Loses Charity Status Over ‘Political Views’

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 17th January 2017 -  Christian organisation Catch The Fire Ministries, led by controversial preacher Daniel Nalliah, has had its charitable status revoked allegedly for “speaking on political issues”.

Constitution Template for Charities Limited by Guarantee

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th December 2014 -  The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has developed a constitution template to assist small charitable companies limited by guarantee. The new template

Charity Financials Publicly Available Online

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  The financial details of Australia’s registered charities are, for the first time, available to the public free of charge via the national charity regulator, the Australian…

Charity Regulator Airs Frustrations in Annual Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 30th October 2014 -  In the face of an uncertain future, the Australian charity regulator has delivered its second Annual Report to Federal Parliament citing its work to free charities from unnecessary…

388 Aussie Charities Revoked, 400 Warned

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st October 2014 -  The Australian charity regulator has revoked the charity status of another 388 organisations after failing to make contact with them, and has warned another 400 that they could face…

ACNC Revokes Church’s Charity Status

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th September 2014 -  The charity status of a small Canberra-based charismatic church has been revoked by the national regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission – the…

Few Options on ACNC Submissions

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 26th August 2014 -  The Federal Government has received some 88 submissions on its Options Paper for the replacement of the charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission…

Labor Renews Call to Keep ACNC

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st August 2014 -  The Federal Opposition has again thrown its support behind the Australian charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, saying the watchdog is…

Deregistered Charity Founder to Soldier On

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th August 2014 -  The founder of a Queensland-based foundation deregistered by the charity regulator in June has vowed to fight on to regain her tax deductible status.   Dr Arthur Crawford whose

Charities Absent from ACNC Options Forums

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th July 2014 -  The Not for Profit sector has been significantly underrepresented at Federal Government consultations on the future of charity regulation in Australia, reports Pro Bono Australia

National Regulator Weighs in On Fake Charities

Staff Reporter, Friday, 18th July 2014 -  Breast Cancer Network Australia and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) have warned of for-profit companies, with names similar to those of well-known…
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