COMMUNITY COUNCIL FOR AUSTRALIA
We are an independent member-based peak body dedicated to building flourishing communities by enhancing the extraordinary work of Australia’s not-for-profit sector. We do this by changing the way governments, communities and the not-for-profit sector relate to one another.In particular, this includes establishing a regulatory environment that works for community organisations - not against them. Find out more...
Article by Prof Myles McGregor-Lowndes published in ProBono 3/9/13
Has there been a sneaky ‘roll back’ of the regulatory role of the ACNC back to the ATO or just another complicating legislative tax issue, asksProfessor Myles McGregor-Lowndes,
Article by ROYCE MILLAR published front page of the Age and other Fairfax outlets September 01, 2013
If Tony Abbott is elected prime minister on Saturday he will abolish the watchdog established by Labor to keep an eye on the billions of dollars received and spent by Australian charities each year. Why?
Media release issued 1/8/13 following the first meeting of the C20 steering group
Australian civil society representatives have met for the first time to discuss how best to contribute to high-level policy decisions at next year’s G20 Summit in Brisbane.
“The importance of sustainable economic growth as a means of reducing inequality must be front-of-mind for global economic decision-makers, because inequality not only impacts those most disadvantaged in society, it also stifles global productivity,” World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello said.
Today’s announcement that the Australian Capital Territory will join the South Australian government in exempting nationally registered charities from also having to register in the ACT has been warmly welcomed. More charities are now questioning why other states are not offering the same level of support to charities when the case for change is so clear.