October to December 2017

Commissioner’s Column – 8 December 2017 (8/12/2017)
In this fortnight's column, Acting Commissioner Murray Baird discusses the launch of the Australian Charities Report 2016, reforms to deductible gift recipient (DGR) status and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 22 November 2017 (22/11/2017)
In this week’s edition of the Commissioner’s Column, acting Commissioner Murray Baird discusses the upcoming launch of the Australian Charities Report 2016, charity administration costs and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 10 November 2017 (10/11/2017)
In this fortnight's column, acting Commissioner Murray Baird discusses the ACNC Annual Report 2016-17, the ACNC's appearance at Senate Estimates, streamlined reporting for non-government schools and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 11 October 2017 (10/11/2017)
This is my first column as acting Commissioner of the ACNC following the end of Susan Pascoe AM’s term as Commissioner. I will be in this role for the month of October, and my colleague Murray Baird, the ACNC’s Assistant Commissioner, General Counsel

Commissioner’s Column – 26 October 2017 (26/10/2017)
In this week's Commissioner's Column, Acting Commissioner David Locke discusses the recent visit from the Ministry of Justice in South Korea, promotes the ACNC's new guidance on corporate partnerships and more.

July to September 2017

Commissioner’s Column – 26 October 2017 (26/10/2017)
In this week's Commissioner's Column, Acting Commissioner David Locke discusses the recent visit from the Ministry of Justice in South Korea, promotes the ACNC's new guidance on corporate partnerships and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 28 September 2017 (28/09/2017)
As my term as the inaugural Commissioner ends this week, and as the ACNC approaches its five-year anniversary, I want to recognise the development of the ACNC as an agency. The ACNC has matured into a firm and fair regulator.

Commissioner’s Column – 13 September 2017 (13/09/2017)
ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM discusses the Third Sector Awards, recent compliance activity, and the 2017 Annual Information Statement due date.

Commissioner’s Column – 30 August 2017 (30/08/2017)
ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM discusses this week's launch of the national risk assessment, a Compliance Agreement with the new board of RSL SA, and political advocacy guidance.

Commissioners Column - 15 August 2017 (18/08/2017)
ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM discusses the appointment of new members to the ACNC Advisory Board and new ACNC podcasts.

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April to June 2017

Commissioner’s Column – 26 October 2017 (26/10/2017)
In this week's Commissioner's Column, Acting Commissioner David Locke discusses the recent visit from the Ministry of Justice in South Korea, promotes the ACNC's new guidance on corporate partnerships and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 21 June 2017 (21/06/2017)
Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM discusses the forthcoming faith-based roundtables, safe giving this end of financial year, and Treasury’s DGR discussion paper.

Commissioner’s Column – 6 June 2017 (6/06/2017)
Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM discusses her contribution to a new book on the charity sector, her forthcoming trip to Perth, and Andrew and Nicola Forrest’s philanthropic donation.

Commissioner’s Column – 17 May 2017 (18/05/2017)
In this edition of the Commissioner’s Column, Susan discusses Red tape reduction progress in ACT, a Scam warning for registered charities, and the NFP Governance and Performance study – survey.

Commissioner’s Column – 3 May 2017 (3/05/2017)
In this edition of the Commissioner’s Column, Susan discusses the International Charity Regulator’s Conference, the Smallest Charities Report 2015, and our recent series of webinars.

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January to March 2017

Commissioner’s Column – 26 October 2017 (26/10/2017)
In this week's Commissioner's Column, Acting Commissioner David Locke discusses the recent visit from the Ministry of Justice in South Korea, promotes the ACNC's new guidance on corporate partnerships and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 22 March 2017 (23/03/2017)
Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM, discusses ‘double defaulter’ charities, our new guide Managing people’s information and data and announces the ACNC Charity Compliance 2015 and 2016 report.

Commissioner’s Column – 8 March 2017 (8/03/2017)
Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM, discusses ‘double defaulter’ charities, Recent compliance action and announces the ACNC Charity Register research.

Commissioner’s Column – 22 February 2017 (22/02/2017)
Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM, discusses ‘double defaulter’ charities, The 2015 Australian Charities Report sector events and announces Guidance and resources available on the ACNC website.

Commissioner’s Column – 8 February 2017 (9/02/2017)
Acting Commissioner Murray Baird reminds charities about the 2016 Annual Information Statement due date, and discusses the Canberra launch of the Australian Charities Report 2015.

Commissioner’s Column – 24 January 2017 (24/01/2017)
In this fortnight's column, acting Commissioner David Locke discusses the Bourke Street tragedy and fund, the upcoming 2016 Annual Information Statement due date, and recent revocations.

Commissioner’s Column – 12 January 2017 (12/01/2017)
Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM, discusses the 2016 Annual Information Statement, and announces Australian Charities Report – coming to a capital city near you.