In this month's Commissioner's Column, the Hon Dr Gary Johns reflects on the momentous challenges in 2020 that tested Australia’s charity sector and placed significant demands on the ACNC as the regulator. Chief among them were the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastating summer bushfires.
Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity, this year marked on 1 December. ACNC Commissioner, the Hon Dr Gary Johns said it is a wonderful opportunity for Australians to support the charity sector, which has faced unprecedented challenges in 2020.
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is urging the public to do a quick online check of a charity’s credentials before donating this festive season. Commissioner the Hon Dr Gary Johns says many legitimate Australian charities have been hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis and are...
The national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, has revoked the registration of 303 Australian charities for twice failing to submit their Annual Information Statements.
In this month's Commissioner's Column, the Hon Dr Gary Johns discusses the landmark report that examined how charities managed the massive influx of donations they received for the 2019-20 summer bushfires.
Landmark regulator reviews find bushfire charities managed funds responsibly despite concerns. Bushfire charity reviews find Red Cross, WIRES and NSW RFS Trust to be credible and professional in managing donations.
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is urging charities to take steps to prevent fraud and cybercrime.Charity Fraud Awareness Week is an opportunity for everyone involved in the sector to raise awareness and share good practices.