September 09th, 2015
Scott Morrison says there is strong support for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission but proposes change in focus for the body
During a speech to Philanthropy Australia earlier in the day, Morrison had indicated that he wanted the ACNC to change tack and be less of a regulator of the charities sector.
“Rather than regulation, the ACNC should be about championing charities, working with them to become more effective and improve their governance arrangements,” he said. “We don’t want red tape for our charities sector any more than the sector does.”
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The Australian Government has announced a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation.
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