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ACNC Moves on Single Charity Definition

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th August 2016 -  The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has proposed a new model to deliver a single definition of charity across all states and jurisdictions in Australia. The

2,000 More Charities at Risk of Losing Registration

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 8th June 2016 -  The charity regulator has published a list of 2,000 registered charities that are at risk of revocation as “double defaulters” – meaning they have not submitted two Annual Information

Charity Tax System Needs Overhaul

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 10th September 2015 -  Australia’s charity tax system is overly complicated and difficult to explain and defend, according to the Assistant Commissioner of the national charity regulator. David…

ACNC Revokes AFL-Linked Charity

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 10th February 2015 -  The national charity regulator has deregistered a charity that was established with the help of the Australian Football League to support prostate cancer research in Australia.…


From the UK To the Charity Regulator Down Under

Lina Caneva, Monday, 6th October 2014 -  A Chief Adviser to the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission Taskforce prior to his appointment to the role of Assistant Commissioner David Locke has also worked as

Thousands of Charities Go Missing

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  More than 4000 charities across Australia have gone missing – failing to make contact with the charity regulator, the ACNC, since it began registering charities in December…

Top NFPs in Transparent Reporting Announced

Staff Reporter, Friday, 11th April 2014 -  World Vision Australia and MS Queensland are leading the way in Not for Profit transparency after taking out the top awards at the PwC Transparency Awards. The PwC Transparency Awards…

Ireland Establishes Charity Regulator

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 16th July 2013 -  Ireland has become the latest country to announce the establishment of an independent Charity Regulator. The Irish Government has approved plans by Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter…

Strong Public Trust in Aussie Charities

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th July 2013 -  Public trust in the Australian charity sector is high according to a study released by the new national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not­?for­?profits…

ACNC Registers First 10 Charities

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th January 2013 -  Australia’s Not for Profit sector has begun 2013 with a flurry as 10 new charities have registered with the charity regulator, the ACNC, in the opening days of the year. The Australian…

Charity Regulator to Clash with State Regulators

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 31st July 2012 -  Given the history of Commonwealth/State relations in Australia there is "buckley's" of creating a "one-stop-shop" on reporting requirements for Australian…

Australian Charity Regulator Looks At UK Experience

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th July 2012 -  Two new UK reports into regulation and public trust in charities is offering timely insights and comparisons for Australia’s new charity regulator, according to newly appointed…
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