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.

Federal Government responds to ACNC review but no clarity on directors’ duties yet

The Government has finally released its response to the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) review (published in 2018). Significantly, the Government has highlighted its support...

How one NFP turned a digital threat into a business opportunity

Charity sector operator Good2Give confronted new competition by disrupting itself. Good2Give CEO Lisa Grinham will speak on digital transformation in the not-for-profit sector at the upcoming Australi...

New standards for charities operating overseas

Australian charities that operate overseas will soon have a new set of standards to help guide their behaviour and work in other countries. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission(ACNC...

Revenue challenges squeeze the charity sector

It’s good news and bad news for the Australian charities sector in the latest Australian Charities Report.

Performance measurement in NFPs

The GLC speaks to experienced NFP director and former charity analyst, Justine Jarvinen, about the challenges of measuring performance in not-for-profit organisations.

Consultation on the external conduct standards

On 19 September 2018, the AICD made a submission to Treasury on the draft External Conduct Standards (ECS) which will apply to charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Co...

AICD Welcomes release of ACNC Review

The Australian Institute of Company Directors today welcomed the release of the five-year statutory review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

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.
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