Media releases

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Previous media releases from the ACNC

2017 media releases from the ACNC

April to June 2017

Hundreds of charities revoked by national regulator (6/04/2017)
Five hundred and ninety charities have had their registration with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) revoked, after failing to submit their annual reports two years running.

January to March 2017

Charity regulator sets out focus for 2017 in latest report (14/03/2017)
In addition to fraud and terrorism, the ACNC will focus on financial mismanagement, harm to beneficiaries, and the political activities of Australia’s charities in 2017.

Double defaulter charities risking loss of charity status (3/03/2017)
More than 1,300 registered charities are at risk of having the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) revoke their registration, for twice failing to submit their annual reports.

Charities risk consequences for overdue annual reporting (23/02/2017)
More than 4,000 charities are risking sanctions after missing the deadline for their annual reporting to the national charity regulator.

ACNC seeks feedback on not-for-profit accounting tool (21/02/2017)
Charities and not-for-profits are invited to give their feedback on the national regulator’s free not-for-profit accounting tool - the National Standard Chart of Accounts (NSCOA).

Charity regulator revokes three Queensland charities (13/02/2017)
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has revoked the charity registration of three organisations following investigations into their operations