Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Housing and Minister for Homelessness, Social and Community Housing, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP, has been confirmed to take responsibility for oversight of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

The Hon Michael Sukkar previously held ministerial oversight of the ACNC between January 2017 and August 2018 and has significant experience of the sector.

ACNC Commissioner Dr Gary Johns welcomed the announcement.

“I look forward to working closely with the Minister over the coming years,” Dr Johns said. “Australia's 58,000 charities play a significant role in delivering services to the community. Oversight of the sector is important to maintain public trust and confidence.”