2017 ACNC webinars

Each completed webinar from 2017 is here with a link to the video and a copy of the presentation slides.

Topic Date Presentations

Administration costs and charity spending
Assistant Commissioner Murray Baird co-presented this webinar which explored the issue of charity administration costs. It explained what administration costs are, provided an overview of the difficulty with using administration costs to assess charity performance, and offered advice to charities about presenting the realities of their expenses to the public.

12 December 2017

Staying on track: animal welfare charities
This webinar provided advice and tips about running a charity and meeting ACNC obligations for people involved in animal welfare charities.

7 December 2017

A look at Health Promotion Charities and Public Benevolent Institutions
Our November webinar provided a useful rundown on two particular types of charity – Health Promotion Charities (HPCs) and Public Benevolent Institutions (PBIs) – with information about what they are and the types of organisations that are eligible for registration as PBIs or HPCs.

14 November 2017

Charities and fundraising: Issues and risks
Our October webinar provided practical, straight-forward advice aimed at helping charities avoid common issues and risks associated with fundraising and charities.

17 October 2017

Welcome to the board: Information for new charity board members
Just joined a charity's board? Join us to learn more about the responsibilities and duties of charity board members and the importance of good governance. . 

19 September 2017

Staying out of trouble - avoiding charity pitfalls
Our August webinar provided practical, straight-forward advice aimed at helping charities avoid common pitfalls. It covered topics including: financial controls, managing conflicts of interest, transparency, record-keeping and due diligence with staff, volunteers and partners. 

22 August 2017

The ACNC and the ATO - charity tax concessions and endorsement
We are joined by the ATO to discuss endorsement of charity tax concessions and Deductible Gift Recipients. We have a look at the requirements for charity tax concessions generally and for particular concessions available for certain charity types.

18 July 2017

Completing the 2016 Annual Information Statement
Is your Annual Information Statement due by 30 June? If so, join us for a webinar that will go through elements of the form with a particular emphasis on avoiding common errors when completing the financial questions.

20 June 2017  

Running a charity
This webinar will provide some practical tips on running a charity and helping it meet its obligations to the ACNC and to thrive. We'll discuss the role of the board, governance basics, managing finances, and more.

23 May 2017  

Australian Charities Report 2015
Join us for an in-depth look at the findings and data from the Australian Charities Report 2015. We will look at the key learnings from this year's report, changes since the 2014 report and insights into the charity sector.

18 April 2017  

Helping Parents & Citizens Associations (P&C's)
Is your P&C registered with the ACNC? This webinar will help P&C's understand their relationship with the ACNC as a registered charity. This is a great opportunity for newly elected committee members to learn about their P&C's obligations to the ACNC and what they need to do

21 March 2017  

Monitoring concerns about charities
This webinar will provide an overview of the work of the ACNC Compliance directorate. This is a great chance to learn about the types of concerns the ACNC can look into and how the ACNC approaches compliance.

21 February 2017

Completing the
2016 Annual Information Statement

This webinar will provide an overview of the ACNC reporting requirements for registered charities. We will cover the 2016 Annual Information Statement, including some aspects of financial reporting

24 January 2017

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