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Red Tape Relief for NSW Associations

Posted in acnc, charities, Compliance, Fundraising, Not-For-Profits, regulations

With effect from 1 October 2018, associations incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 (NSW) which are registered charities will no longer have to submit annual financial reports to NSW Fair Trading as well as the Australian Charities & Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). The annual financial reports which these charities lodge with the ACNC will be securely… Continue Reading

External Conduct Standards for Charities

Posted in acnc, charities, Compliance, General, Governance, Liability & Risk, regulations, Treasury

The ACNC legislation passed in 2012 allowed for the creation of minimum external conduct standards that are required to be met by registered charities. To date, this issue seems to have been in the government’s too hard tray but Treasury has now issued draft external conduct standards and is seeking submissions on them. The draft… Continue Reading

Church Administration Handbook – Second Edition

Posted in charities, Not-For-Profits

The Second Edition of the Church Administration Handbook is now available to purchase online. The handbook outlines how the complex institution that is the Catholic Church in the modern world is structured and functions. Written by experts in ecclesiastical and civil law, the Church Administration Handbook is an invaluable resource for: managers of the church’s… Continue Reading