Australians respond generously in times of crisis, but ensuring help goes where it is needed is important, warns the charities regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
Australian charities generate more than $140 billion each year, significant income which can leave them vulnerable to fraud if adequate financial and governance controls are not in place. ACNC Commissioner the Hon Dr Gary Johns explains the risks of charity fraud and counter-measures for charities.
Today the national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), announced that it has revoked the charity registration of 1,244 charities for repeatedly failing to meet their reporting obligations.
The ACNC recently launched the ACNC Governance Toolkit, a collection of resources to help charities manage four important risk areas: financial abuse, cybersecurity, working with partners and safeguarding vulnerable people.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has entered into a voluntary compliance agreement with the national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), to address concerns relating to board governance and culture.
The ACNC has today announced that five organisations have lost their charity status following separate investigations into their activities and operations. The charities that have had their registration with the ACNC revoked are Kaizen Synergy College, White Coats Charity Incorporated, The Trustee...