See ACNC media releases and news items, and the latest Commissioner’s Column.
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This media guide provides an overview for journalists about the ACNC’s role as Australia’s charity sector regulator, explains what information we can provide to the media and the public, and answers some frequently asked questions.
Have your say on updated Commissioner’s Interpretation Statements on PBI and HPC
The ACNC is seeking public comment on two updated Commissioner’s Interpretation Statements. We are currently reviewing the Commissioner’s Interpretation Statements on Public Benevolent Institutions Health Promotion Charities.
ACNC Sector Forum: providing valuable expertise and insights
The ACNC Sector Forum comprises representatives of a range of charities and peak bodies that signify the sector’s diversity.
The ACNC - 10 years on: Reflections from the Commissioner, the Hon Dr Gary Johns
In this month's Commissioner's Column, the Hon Dr Gary Johns reflects on the ACNC - 10 years on.
Major rise in Australia’s charity sector revenue and expenses
The latest Australian Charities Report illustrates Australian charities’ major contribution to the economy and to thousands of communities.
Head of Australia’s charity regulator to step down
The head of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission the Hon Dr Gary Johns has announced he will step down from the role at the end of July.
ACNC welcomes new Minister
The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP has been sworn in as Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury, with responsibility for the charity sector and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.
Meeting Australian charities a priority and a highlight
Meeting charities is a priority and a highlight for ACNC Commissioner Dr Gary Johns.
Charities removed from Register likely to have stopped operating
Charities that failed to submit two or more Annual Information Statements have lost registration, and many are likely to have stopped operating.
Charity Chat podcast: Calls to get involved during National Volunteer Week
In National Volunteer Week, on the ACNC Charity Chat podcast, Australians are urged to reflect on how they can get involved in volunteering.
Campaigning and advocacy during an election campaign
In this month's Commissioner's Column, the Hon Dr Gary Johns discusses the ongoing interest in the area where charities and politics intersect, and again urges charities not to "cross the line into areas of concern".