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Happy birthday ACNC
14 December 2017 | Phil Butler GAICD
NFP Sector Leader Phil Butler GAICD wishes the ACNC a happy fifth birthday and overviews the articles in this edition.
How one NFP turned a digital threat into a business opportunity
1 September 2019 | Beverley Head
Charity sector operator Good2Give confronted new competition by disrupting itself. Their experience holds lessons for all NFPs on the value of embracing digital transformation.
New standards for charities operating overseas
10 July 2019
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
26 June 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
It’s good news and bad news for the Australian charities sector in the latest Australian Charities Report.
Performance measurement in NFPs
20 December 2018 | Justine Jarvinen GAICD
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
19 September 2018
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
22 August 2018
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
14 May 2018
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
26 March 2018
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
26 March 2018 | Louise Petschler MAICD
The five-year review of the national charity regulator throws up some important issues for directors. Louise Petschler MAICD outlines the AICD response.
Advocacy and policy
Getting the charities regulation balance right
23 March 2018 | Tony Featherstone
Heavy-handed approach could hamper effectiveness of NFP sector and attractiveness of NFP boards.
Board and management