July to September 2017

ACNC revokes charity status of Survivor Foundation Incorporated (8/16/2017)
ACNC revokes charity status of Survivor Foundation Incorporated

Charities warned to watch out for scam intellectual property letters (8/10/2017)
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has been notified of a scam targeting charities regarding registration of intellectual property (IP).

Get to know Launch Housing (8/2/2017)
There are over 54,000 registered charities in Australia, and we love to hear about the work they are doing in the community. We recently spoke to Launch Housing Ltd in Melbourne about their work.

Planned systems outage 4-7 August (8/2/2017)
Planned systems outage 4-7 August

New guidance released - Crowdfunding and charities (7/4/2017)
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has launched new guidance to help charities, donors and fundraisers with their use of crowdfunding websites.

April to June 2017

Charities warned to watch out for scam intellectual property letters (8/10/2017)
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has been notified of a scam targeting charities regarding registration of intellectual property (IP).

Letter to the Editor -The Australian - Charity pocketed $1.8m in donations (6/16/2017)
Assistant Commissioner David Locke's letter to the editor of The Australian regarding the revocation of AFG Charities Trust.

ACNC hosting faith-based charity roundtables around Australia (6/15/2017)
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is travelling the country over the next few months to meet with a variety of faith-based organisations around Australia.

275 new charities registered in May 2017 (6/14/2017)
In May 2017, the ACNC registered 275 new charities that will provide a range of services to the community.

Donating during Ramadan (5/29/2017)
The ACNC wishes those observing Ramadan this month peace, prosperity and good health.

Charities warned to watch out for scam emails (5/12/2017)
The ACNC has been notified of a scam email offering donations to registered charities in Australia.

January to March 2017

Charities warned to watch out for scam intellectual property letters (8/10/2017)
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has been notified of a scam targeting charities regarding registration of intellectual property (IP).

Donating to those affected by Cyclone Debbie (3/29/2017)
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is encouraging Australians to donate to registered charities in the wake of Cyclone Debbie.

Charities and responsible use of data (3/10/2017)
The ACNC today published a guide to help charities consider the issues of information and data management.

New charity data available on data.gov.au (1/17/2017)
Data from more than 46,000 registered charities’ 2015 Annual Information Statements, including financial data, was uploaded today to data.gov.au as part of the ACNC's commitment to open data.