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Guide Dogs Victoria CEO resigns

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 1st June 2022 -  The resignation comes just weeks after Guide Dogs Victoria launched an internal investigation into the CEO’s election campaigning. Karen Hayes AM has resigned from her position

Opinion

Could the Charities Act 2013 Pose a Problem for Advocacy Charities?

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 18th December 2018 -  Krystian Seibert raises concerns about an aspect of the Charities Act that could have major implications for how the act can be used to challenge charities which have advocacy as a

Possible Backlash Caused by Planned Changes to Charities Act

Luke Michael, Friday, 14th December 2018 -  Legal experts warn that the federal government’s plan to guarantee legal protection for charities advocating traditional marriage may create a backlash, as charities scramble

Religious Freedom Review Calls to Amend Charities Act

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 16th October 2018 -  Religious charities advocating traditional marriage would be protected from losing their charitable status under a leaked recommendation from the federal government’s religious

NZ Review Charities Act to Ensure It’s Fit For Purpose

Wendy Williams, Monday, 4th June 2018 -  New Zealand is launching a comprehensive review of its national Charities Act to ensure the act is “effective and fit for purpose” more than a decade after it was first implemented.

Charities Act Safe for Now – Opposition

Staff Reporter, Friday, 7th March 2014 -  Federal Opposition says the Not for Profit sector has gained a short-term win after the Coalition Government abandoned its attempt to delay the start of the Charities Act. “The…

Opinion

Babies and Bathwater – Repealing is Not the Same as Fixing

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th March 2014 -  While many in the Not for Profit sector appreciate the Coalition Government has made political promises with regard to the ACNC, it should not throw out the baby with the bathwater,

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…

Opinion

Defining ‘Charity’: A Historic Milestone

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th January 2014 -  Defining charities is a milestone that recognises the diversity of one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors, writes Federal Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh. 

Application Form Updated as Charities Act Takes Effect

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th January 2014 -  The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has released an updated online application form for registering as a charity to reflect new charity legislation. Parliament…

Opinion

A Charitable View of the First 100 Days of Government?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th December 2013 -  A new government riding a wrecking ball, over-powered by pre-election rhetoric, may result in some very good charity policy being buried in the debris, writes the CEO of the Community

New Charities Act Expands Charity Purpose

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th December 2013 -  The Charities Act will be implemented from January 1, 2014 and the charity regulator, the ACNC says the new legislation expands “charitable purpose” as well as delivers…
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