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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Posted in Aged Care, Compliance, General, Governance, Liability & Risk, Not-For-Profits, Protection, regulations, Royal Commission

The Prime Minister released the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety on 9 October 2018. The terms of reference are very broad and it is important that all those organisations involved in the provision of aged care either directly or indirectly consider what preparations they may need to make… 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

CPA Guide helps ACNC Charity Compliance

Posted in Compliance, General

CPA Australia has just released a new guide “Charities – A guide to financial reporting and assurance requirements” to assist charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) to understand and comply with their various reporting obligations. This resource is the first of its kind and sets out in plain English the range… Continue Reading