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Who is Gary Johns?

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 7th December 2017 -  On Thursday it was announced that Dr Gary Johns would be the new commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) for a five-year period. In announcing

Boosting Philanthropy For A Stronger Australia

Wendy Williams, Monday, 11th September 2017 -  Boosting philanthropy is a fundamental part of building a stronger Australia, Labor MP Andrew Leigh has told audiences at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, in a speech calling

Understanding USP is Key to Securing Philanthropic Income

Wendy Williams, Monday, 11th September 2017 -  Not for profits wanting to build philanthropic income need to have an elevator pitch and must understand their unique selling point (USP), according to the director of Strategic…

Australians Urged to Give a Gift to Charities in Their Will

Luke Michael, Friday, 8th September 2017 -  A coalition of almost 100 charities will be teaming up next week, to encourage more Australians to leave a gift in their will. Include a Charity week (from the 11 to 17 September), is…

NFPs Nominated For Australian Event Awards as Research Shows Events Drive Social Change

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 6th September 2017 -  A number of major charity events have been recognised as finalists for the prestigious 2017 Australian Event Awards, which comes as new research shows millennial Australians believe

Regulator Reaches Governance Agreement with Embattled RSL SA

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th August 2017 -  The national regulator has entered into a compliance agreement with the new board of the Returned Services League (RSL) South Australia following an investigation into the charity’s

Practical Tools Not Just Education

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 2nd August 2017 -  To ease some of the governance stress on small charities and reduce red tape, practical tools, as well as education, would make all the difference, a Melbourne audience has heard.

Charities Give Feedback on Govt Paper to Encourage Social Impact Investment

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 24th July 2017 -  A round of “robust” discussions between charity leaders, philanthropists and government representatives were “a promising start” to pushing for reforms around the tax…

DGR Reform Lacks Clarity of Purpose

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 11th July 2017 -  Community organisations have raised concerns that the government has not set a policy goal for Deductible Gift Recipient reform and has “largely ignored” the benefits of encouraging

Small International Aid Agency Cedes Operations to Larger Organisation

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 5th June 2017 -  In a bid to save costs, increase efficiency and ensure donors get more bang for their buck, International Christian Aid Relief (iCARE) has ceded its operations to ChildFund. In a joint

Indigenous Cultural Centre Stripped of Charity Status

Wendy Williams, Monday, 8th May 2017 -  An Indigenous cultural centre has lost its charity status following an investigation by the national charity regulator. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

Explainer: Why Are Donations to Some Charities Tax-Deductible?

Fiona Anne Martin, Wednesday, 15th March 2017 -  Associate Professor Fiona Anne Martin, from UNSW school of taxation and business law, explores the arguments for and against tax-deductible donations, in this article which first
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