Topic: Charities

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Happy birthday ACNC

NFP Sector Leader Phil Butler GAICD wishes the ACNC a happy fifth birthday and overviews the articles in this edition.

ASIC Industry Funding Levies Regulation Enhancements

The AICD has provided a submission on the Treasury’s consultation on the ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Amendment (Enhancements) Regulations 2018 (Cth).

Putting the Squeeze on Charity

The boards of Australia’s charity and not-for-profits sector should be ready to deal with issues ranging from a growing lack of trust to demands for greater transparency on their impact, and questions...

Advocacy: Charity Case

The five-year review of the national charity regulator throws up some important issues for directors. Louise Petschler MAICD outlines the AICD response.

Getting the charities regulation balance right

Heavy-handed approach could hamper effectiveness of NFP sector and attractiveness of NFP boards.

Governance a key concern in charity complaints

A report from the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has revealed a sharp increase in the number of complaints received about charities in the past year.

Five year review of the ACNC

The AICD has provided a submission to the government’s statutory review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

Literary Thriller

In the middle of the Global Financial Crisis, Alison Green, Pantera Press CEO, raised a business idea with her father John M Green FAICD, deputy chair of QBE Insurance. The result was a social-purpose...

Bridging the Gap: Amanda Young MAICD Connects Head, Heart and Hip Pocket

Amanda Young MAICD shares her tips for connecting the top echelons of business with the most socioeconomically disadvantaged people in the community in her quest for NFP financial sustainability.

From the Commissioner: Five years of the ACNC

In the lead up to the ACNC’s five-year review, Acting Commissioner Murray Baird shares his reflection on the work of the ACNC since its establishment and what the future might hold.

From the Children’s Commissioner: The board’s role in creating a child safe culture

National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell discusses the development of the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and shares her reflections on what boards and directors can do to ensu...
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