Submissions

As the peak body for the philanthropic sector, we are actively involved in shaping the development and direction of government policy and legislation relating to the sector.

Philanthropy Australia thanks Members for their input and feedback in response to the draft submissions. Below are final policy submissions prepared by Philanthropy Australia from 2012 onwards.

Submission - Exposure draft of amendments to the Private Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2009 and the Public Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2011 (15/02/16)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the exposure draft of amendments to the Private Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2009 and the Public Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2011 can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Inquiry into the Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget Decisions on the Arts (16/07/15)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget Decisions on the Arts can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 and the Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015 (10/07/15)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 and the Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015 can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Tax White Paper Process: Tax Discussion Paper (01/06/15)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Tax Discussion Paper, released as part of the Tax White Paper process, is available here.

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Submission - Inquiry into the Register of Environmental Organisations (21/05/15)

Philanthropy Australia's submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment's Inquiry into the Register of Environmental Organisations is available here.

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Submission - Response to the Financial System Inquiry (31/03/15)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Financial System Inquiry's final report can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Productivity Commission's Workplace Relations Framework Inquiry (13/03/15)

Philanthropy Australia's submission to the Productivity Commission's Workplace Relations Framework Inquiry can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership (25/11/14)

Philanthropy Australia's submission to the Prime Minister's Communtiy Business Partnership, 'Early Wins to Grow Philanthropy and its Impact', can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Financial System Inquiry's Interim Report (26/08/14)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Financial System Inquiry's Interim Report can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Consultation on Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Replacement Arrangements (20/08/14)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Department of Social Services' consultation on the proposed Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission replacement arrangements can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No. 1) Bill 2014 (01/05/14)

Philanthropy Australia’s submission in response to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No. 1) Bill 2014 can be downloaded below.

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Submission - 'Restating and Standardising the Special Conditions for Tax Concession Entities' (07/04/14)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Exposure Draft Bill to implement the measure Restating and Centralising the Special Conditions for Tax Concession Entities (Including the 'in Australia' Conditions) can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Charities Bill 2013 Exposure Draft (02/05/13)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Exposure Drafts of the Charities Bill 2013 and the Charities Bill (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 can be downloaded below.

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Submission - ACNC Annual Information Statement Consultation Paper (26/04/13)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to consultation on the ACNC Annual Information Statement can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) Review into the Administration of Charitable Trusts (15/03/13)

Philanthropy Australia's submission to the CAMAC Review into the Administration of Charitable Trusts can be downloaded below.

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Submission - ACNC Financial Reporting Requirements (14/02/13)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to consultation on the ACNC Financial Reporting Requirements can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Consultation Paper on the Development of ACNC Governance Standards (14/02/13)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the consultation paper 'Development of Governance Standards' can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Not-for-Profit Sector Tax Concession Working Group Discussion Paper (17/12/12)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the Not-for-Profit Sector Tax Concession Working Group Discussion Paper 'Fairer, Simpler and More Effective Tax Concessions for the Not-for-profit Sector' can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Bill 2012 Exposure Draft (20/07/12)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the second Exposure Draft of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission Bill 2012 can be downloaded below.

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Submission - 'Restating and Standardising the Special Conditions for Tax Concession Entities' (15/05/12)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the second Exposure Draft Bill to implement the measure Restating and Standardising the Special Conditions for Tax Concession Entities (Including the 'in Australia' Conditions) can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Charitable Fundraising Regulation Reform Discussion Paper and Draft Regulation Impact Statement (05/04/12)

Philanthropy Australia's submission in response to the charitable fundraising regulation reform discussion paper and draft regulation impact statement can be downloaded below.

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Submission - Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Bill Exposure Draft & Governance Arrangements Consultation Paper (27/01/12)

Philanthropy Australia's response to the Exposure Draft of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Bill 2012, and to the consultation paper 'Review of Governance Arrangements for Not-for-profit (NFP) Organisations', can be downloaded below.

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