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Coalition set to abandon plans to scrap charities regulator

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.”

Read the full article - Guardian Australia

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