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Government Needs to Slow Down on Changes to Spying and Foreign Interference Laws

Contributor, Tuesday, 12th June 2018 -  More time is needed to review the proposed amendments to the government’s foreign interference legislation, writes La Trobe University Adjunct Professor Tony Walker, in this piece

RSL and Non-Compliance with the NSW Charitable Fundraising Act – Could You Be Next?

Contributor, Thursday, 22nd February 2018 -  The report into the NSW RSL is a timely reminder for all charities to review their compliance with the current legislation, writes HLB Mann Judd. Last week, the Hon PA Bergin SC’s report

SA Crossbenchers Take On Gambling Reform

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th July 2016 -  South Australian Legislative Council crossbenchers have joined forces in a bid to reform gambling laws by introducing a bill to remove EFTPOS facilities and limit gaming machine…

Disability Wage Assessment Legislation Passes

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th June 2015 -  The Federal Government’s controversial disability wage assessment legislation, the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) Bill has passed the Senate but has drawn…

Philanthropy Warning on Changes to Enviro Charities

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 9th June 2015 -  Donor peak body, Philanthropy Australia has warned in a submission to a Parliamentary inquiry that any new restrictions on environmental charities could impose more red tape on…

QLD NFP Calls for Human Rights Act

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 28th April 2015 -  Not for Profit advocacy group, Queensland Advocacy Incorporated has called on the new Palaszczuk Government to urgently introduce a Human Rights Act in Queensland to redress…

Aus Race Laws In Spotlight After Paris Attacks

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 13th January 2015 -  Federal and State Governments must repeal their racial discrimination laws in the wake of the the recent attacks on satirical publication Charlie Hebdo in Paris this week, according…

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Lina Caneva, Thursday, 8th January 2015 -  With changes in legislation, pressure from the commercial sector and expanding demands from the community sector, Not for Profits are coming under intense pressure to review and

Improved Accountability For Court-Managed Disability Funds

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 18th September 2014 -  Legislation to modernise the management of funds held by the Supreme Court on behalf of people with a disability and those under eighteen has been introduced in the Victorian Parliament.…

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…

WA Charities Open to Political Intimidation

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 12th August 2014 -  Proposed legislation in Western Australia aimed at removing some charitable organisations from state tax exemptions will leave them vulnerable to political intimidation, law…

Govt to Open Consultation on ACNC Replacement

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 24th June 2014 -  The Federal Government is about to open consultations with the Not for Profit sector on a replacement for the national charity regulator – despite the legislation to repeal…
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