Advocacy Updates

Update - Wednesday 14 February 2018

ACNC Review

The Australian Government has announced a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation.

The following short video update from Philanthropy Australia's Advocacy & Insight Manager, Krystian Seibert, outlines Philanthropy Australia's engagement with the review, which will include preparing a draft submission and seeking input and feedback from our Members.

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If Members have any questions about this advocacy update, they should contact Krystian Seibert (03 9662 9299 or kseibert@philanthropy.org.au).

Update - Wednesday 13 December 2017

The Australian Government made three announcements which impact upon philanthropy in the week of 4 December:

  • Setting out reform proposals for the Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) framework

  • The introduction to legislation to ban foreign donations, which will prevent international philanthropy funding advocacy activities by charities

  • The appointment of the Hon Dr Gary Johns as the new ACNC Commissioner

The following two short video updates from Philanthropy Australia's Advocacy & Insight Manager, Krystian Seibert, outline Philanthropy Australia's  response to these announcements - Members are encouraged to view them.

Deductible Gift Recipient Reform

 

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Foreign Donations Ban and Appointment of ACNC Commissioner

 

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If Members have any questions about this advocacy update, they should contact Krystian Seibert (03 9662 9299 or kseibert@philanthropy.org.au).

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