Commissioner's Column Read the latest Commissioner's Column sent in the January edition of The Charitable Purpose. Public urged to be cautious before donating to help those in the Queensland flood disaster zone Read the ACNC's advice for those considering donating to help those in the Queensland flood disaster zone. Annual Information Statement extension for Queensland charities affected by floods Read about the extension to the Annual Information Statement due date for some Queensland charities, announced by the ACNC Commissioner last week. Thousands of new charities registered by many applications do not result in registration Read about how each year thousands of new Australian charities are established but more than half of all applications to be officially registered do not result in registration. Registration of 15 charities revoked in 2021 following compliance investigations Read about the compliance revocations the ACNC completed in 2021. Whistleblower policy requirements for some charities Read about the requirement for some charities to have a whistleblower policy. First webinar of 2022 Our first webinar for 2022 will examine changes to charity size thresholds and what it means for reporting. Learn more and register: https://www.acnc.gov.au/tools/webinars#upcoming.