January 28th, 2016
More than 200 new charities were registered every month last year, despite widespread concern that there are already too many charities competing for dwindling donations, which have fallen to their lowest levels in 30 years in real-dollar terms.
More than 2500 new charities were created last year and registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, on top of the 53,000 already established charities.
There are also about 600,000 not-for-profit groups operating across the country.
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The Australian Government has announced a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation.
Advocacy & Insight Manager, Krystian Seibert, outlines Philanthropy Australia's engagement with the review.