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Canadian Court Protects Charities’ Political Activity

Paul Carter, Monday, 23rd July 2018 -  A Canadian court’s decision protecting the tax benefits and political activity of a particular charity could inform debate in Australia on charitable advocacy, politics and regulation.

It Is All About the Purpose, Not the Activity

David Crosbie, Thursday, 19th July 2018 -  When it comes to investigating the Catholic Education Melbourne, nothing seen in the last few days suggests the ACNC is doing anything other than what a good regulator should do, writes

ACNC Streamlines Reporting for Non-government Schools

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st May 2015 -  The charity regulator has released guidelines to help non-government schools access and complete new streamlined reporting.   The guidelines follow an Australian Charities…

Charities Lose Status Following ACNC Investigation

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 12th March 2015 -  Three Queensland organisations have lost their charity status following separate investigations by the national charity regulator which found serious breaches of conduct. The…

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…

Scrapping ACNC Will “Break Shackles of Red Tape” – Andrews

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd October 2014 -  Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has declared that abolishing the national charity regulator will “break the shackles of red tape around the ankles” of Not for…

Risk of Aus Charities Financing Terrorism

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th August 2014 -  The charity regulator has warned that charities may be at risk of having their charitable funds that are sent overseas being diverted or otherwise misused, even if their intentions…

Regulator Revokes 246 “Missing” Charities

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th August 2014 -  The national charity regulator, the ACNC has now revoked the charity status of more than 240 Australian charities it has not been able to locate after months of investigation and public…

UK Regulator Investigates International Humanitarian Charity

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th August 2014 -  The UK Charity regulator has opened a statutory inquiry into international humanitarian charity Human Aid UK. The Charity Commission says it is investigating concerns about the…

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…

Charity Regulator to Host International Regulators

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd April 2014 -  As the fate of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission remains in limbo, the regulator is about to host a meeting of international charity regulators to look at best…

Submission Deadline Looms on ACNC Future

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd April 2014 -  Not for Profits have just four weeks to make a submission to the Senate inquiry into the Legislation to repeal the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. Submissions…
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