Penalties for failing to lodge documents on time (25/01/2017)
This Commissioner’s Policy Statement sets out the process by which the Commissioner will apply administrative penalties for any failure by registered charities to lodge documents on time
Duty to notify (25/01/2017)
Guidance on the transitional approach of the ACNC to compliance with the duty to notify of changes to charities.
Recognition of third party standards (27/07/2016)
Guidance on the process and effect of ACNC recognising third party standards as meeting ACNC governance standards referred to in Subdivision 45-B of the ACNC Regulation 2013
Non-binding preliminary view (30/06/2016)
This sets out when, and how, the ACNC will give a non-binding preliminary view on the circumstances of individual cases.
Decision making policy (9/06/2016)
Guidance on how the ACNC will make decisions in order to ensure high quality decision-making and promote consistency in decisions.
Penalties for false or misleading statements (11/01/2016)
Penalties for false or misleading statements
penalties can apply to entities that make a false or misleading statement to the Commissioner or an entity that is exercising or performing functions under the ACNC Act.
This Commissioner’s Policy Statement gives guidance on the circumstances in which the Commissioner may revoke the registration of charities under Division 35 ACNC Act.
Allowing a disqualified person to be a responsible person (30/09/2015)
Where a person has been disqualified from managing a corporation,but wishes to be a responsible person of a charity,they may apply to the ACNC to do so.This Commissioner's Policy Statement sets out the principles the ACNC will consider when deciding.
Substituted accounting periods (20/08/2014)
Guidance on when the ACNC will approve the use of substituted accounting periods for charities under section 60-85 of the ACNC Act.
Annual Information Statements Policy (11/08/2014)
This Commissioner’s Policy Statement sets out the ACNC's policy governing the collection of information through the Annual Information Statement (for 2013, 2014 and future reporting periods).
Choosing to revoke (11/08/2014)
This Commissioner's Policy Statement gives guidance on the circumstances in which registered charities can request to have their registration revoked and cease to be regulated by the ACNC, as well as when registered charities can request revocation.
Reviews and appeals (31/07/2014)
Guidance on the reviews and appeals
process under the ACNC Act.
This Commissioner’s Policy Statement gives guidance on entitlement to registration under Division 25 of the ACNC Act. It provides information about, when a charity is entitled to registration, and the process of registration.
Group reporting policy (2/04/2014)
ACNC's policy in relation to applications by two or more registered charities to form a reporting group.
Accepting other government reports (15/01/2014)
Sets out when the ACNC will accept reports given by a charity to another Australian government agency under an Australian law in place of the Annual Information Statements or annual financial reports required under the ACNC Act.
Applying to keep charity size (15/01/2014)
This Commissioner’s policy statement sets out when the ACNC will approve a charity’s application to continue to be classified as a certain size.
Complaints about charities (9/12/2013)
Guidance on the ACNC will handle complaints from the public about charities. The investigation of these complaints will be dealt with in the forthcoming Compliance and Enforcement policy.
Guidance and education policy (12/11/2013)
This policy sets out how the ACNC approaches its function of providing guidance and education.
Compliance and enforcement (13/06/2013)
Supplementing the ACNC's regulatory approach statement, this policy gives guidance on our approach to compliance and enforcement activities.
Withholding or removing information from the ACNC Register (12/02/2013)
Guidance on the exercise of the Commissioner’s power under section 40-10 of the ACNC Act to withhold or remove information from the Register.