The New South Wales Supreme Court has ruled that the millions of dollars donated to a Facebook fundraiser run by Australian comedian Celeste Barber can only be used for causes related to the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS).
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission welcomes the findings in the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) performance report on charity regulation and agrees with all the recommendations.
500 Public Benevolent Institutions to undergo review as part of DGR Reforms Charities with deductible gift recipient (DGR) endorsement are being encouraged to check their registration details, ahead of reviews by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), commencing in July...
The ACNC welcomes the Government’s response to the ACNC Legislation Review released today. The review report, Strengthening for Purpose: Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Legislation Review 2018 , made 30 recommendations, which centred on the ACNC’s objects, functions and powers,...
ACNC Commissioner, the Hon Dr Gary Johns, in a column for the Australian Financial Review, writes about the challenges charities face managing the donations they received in support of the bushfire relief efforts.
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).
To help people looking to donate safely and effectively, the National Bushfire Recovery Agency has published a list of registered charities that accept tax deductible donations and are running bushfire appeals.