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Better regulations and less red tape for the social purpose sector? I’d like to see that

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 27th July 2020 -  It’s time to work together to reduce the red tape burden, writes Neil Pharaoh, who wants to hear your stories and solutions about excessive regulation in the sector. I sit on the volunteer

Fix fundraising: ‘The horse has well and truly bolted’

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  The battle to fix fundraising and achieve reforms using the existing state and territory regimes is lost, says the head of Not-for-profit Law at Justice Connect. Sue Woodward, who

ACNC commissioner reveals CLASSIE new marketplace for charities

Wendy Williams, Monday, 5th August 2019 -  The charity sector does not need new regulations or standards, just good information, says Dr Gary Johns, who announced the new ACNC Charity Marketplace will commence on 1 July 2020. 

The Crown allegations show the repeated failures of our gambling regulators

Contributor, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 -  What we know from whistleblowers and investigative journalists – and most pointedly not from regulatory activity – is that Australia’s biggest and most prominent gambling operators

Hey – look over here!

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 17th July 2019 -  Charities are too important to be relegated to the bottom of the government priorities pile, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, reflecting on Prime Minister

Opinion

Is your non-profit suffering from regulatory fatigue?

Oliver May, Thursday, 21st March 2019 -  Regulatory change can be managed, anticipated, and provokes opportunities for growth, dialogue and advocacy, writes Oliver May in this article offering advice on how NFPs that

Calls for stricter charity approval process

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  Fundraisers are calling for a deceleration on new charity approvals, saying the hundreds of new organisations being registered each month is resulting in more competition for funding,

Opinion

So What Does the Second Object of the ACNC Act Mean?

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 19th February 2019 -  Krystian Seibert explains the context behind the second object of the ACNC Act, in light of an ongoing consultation process seeking to define it. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits

Accounting Changes Raise Red Tape Concerns for Charities

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 29th August 2018 -  It is feared the proposed removal of special purpose financial statements (SPFS) by the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) will cause a “massive burden” for smaller charities.

My ACNC Review Wishlist

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 21st August 2018 -  Krystian Seibert sets out what he would like to see from the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Review, which is expected to be released this week. While the media

Charities Secure ASIC Exemption

Wendy Williams, Monday, 2nd July 2018 -  Charities have secured an exemption from paying the new Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) levy, ensuring fee-free regulation for all charities. It was announced

Senate Approves Inquiry into Charity Fundraising

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 20th June 2018 -  The Australian Senate has agreed to establish a select committee to undertake an inquiry into charity fundraising in the 21st century. The proposal, which was brought before the
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