Submissions

CCA's submission emphasises that critical engagement in preparation and response to disasters requires active engagement with local communities who live, work, and interact together.  These communities can be smaller than local councils, but may also cross council or even State/Territory borders. Better coordination and collaboration at all levels of government is required - but if there is no representation of charites and not-for-profits, no ongoing voice about needs within communities, it will not work.

Central government planning for local community needs without the active...

CCA's Submission to the Federal Budget outlines nine measures the Community Council for Australia (CCA) believes will significantly strengthen Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector and drive real economic savings for government over the coming financial year and beyond. 

CCA's submission to the The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) Performance review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) outlines key issues in relation to the performance of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) as a regulator for Australian charities.

This submission outlines nine measures the Community Council for Australia (CCA) believes will significantly strengthen Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector and drive real economic savings for government over the coming financial year and beyond.

The Community Council for Australia (CCA) was very concerned about how the original Electoral Reform Bill (2017) would impact thousands of charities who would have faced quite complicated new administrative requirements and restrictions if they chose to make any public statements advocating for their cause or their community. 

The chilling impact of the new requirements and restrictions would have significantly diminished the public voice of charities in Australia.