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Possible Backlash Caused by Planned Changes to Charities Act

Luke Michael, Friday, 14th December 2018 -  Legal experts warn that the federal government’s plan to guarantee legal protection for charities advocating traditional marriage may create a backlash, as charities scramble

A Market by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet

Dr Gary Johns, Monday, 5th November 2018 -  In response to a recent opinion piece in Pro Bono News, head of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Dr Gary Johns, explains why a charity marketplace is

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Who Wants to Commodify Charities?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 25th October 2018 -  The core role of the charities regulator should not be diminished by ill-informed attempts to develop a nebulous marketplace for which there are few, if any, customers, writes Community

Religious Freedom Review Calls to Amend Charities Act

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 16th October 2018 -  Religious charities advocating traditional marriage would be protected from losing their charitable status under a leaked recommendation from the federal government’s religious

Zed Seselja Appointed New Minister for Charities

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 4th September 2018 -  The Morrison government has appointed a new minister for charities, Senator Zed Seselja, who previously expressed a desire to improve government relations with the sector. But

Charity Sector Welcomes Release of ACNC Review

Luke Michael, Thursday, 23rd August 2018 -  The charity sector has welcomed the release of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission legislation review, which says the sector needs a single national scheme

New Platform Looks to Improve Charity Sector Transparency

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st August 2018 -  Donors will be able to access privileged information about Australian charities before making a donation, with the launch of a new platform looking to improve transparency and accountability

RSL National President Resigns Amid ACNC Investigation

Luke Michael, Monday, 23rd July 2018 -  RSL National president Robert Dick has quit during a watchdog investigation into “critical governance issues” affecting the scandal-plagued charity. An Australian Charities

Shorten and Abbott Defend Catholics Against ACNC Probe

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th July 2018 -  An investigation into the charity status of Melbourne’s peak body for Catholic schools is being slammed by both sides of politics, with Labor leader Bill Shorten and former prime

ACNC Strips Two Organisations of Charity Status

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 30th May 2018 -  The Australian charities regulator has stripped two organisations of their charity status, and has suggested more revocations are likely to follow in coming weeks. On Tuesday,

Growth and Change in Australia’s Charities

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 -  The total number of charities in Australia decreased between 2014 and 2016, according to the charity regulator’s first comparative report analysing changes over multiple years.

Charity Sector Looks To Improve Complaint Handling

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 24th April 2018 -  Major peak bodies in the not-for-profit sector have launched a “desperately needed” policy to improve how charities handle complaints. These 11 peak national bodies – including
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