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ACNC WEBINARS

Did you know that the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) runs a series of free webinars on topics relevant to registered charities and the wider not-for-profit sector?...

GOVERNANCE & THE BANKING ROYAL COMMISSION

Following the final report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry all boards should reflect on their governance systems and practices and how they can be improved....

THE IMPORTANCE OF EFFECTIVE POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Effective policies and procedures are an integral part of any governance framework. Well-written policies demonstrate that an organisation is being operated in an efficient and professional manner, and fosters consistency in decision-making and operational procedures....

THE IMPORTANCE OF EFFECTIVE BOARD PAPERS

The information included in a Board Pack drives the matters that a governing body will consider during a meeting. Too much information impacts on time and resources and can obfuscate the issues under consideration, while too little risks the withholding of information necessary to informed...

ASSOCIATION LAWS CHANGES

Are you aware that changes to the association laws came into effect on 1 September 2016, including amendments made to the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 (the Act) and a new Regulation?...

ACNC ANNUAL INFORMATION STATEMENT

All registered charities must comply with their legal obligations, including submitting an Annual Information Statement (AIS) each year. The AIS includes questions about a charity’s activities, basic financial information and other questions to help the ACNC understand the charity sector and reduce the sector’s overall...

ACNC

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is the independent national regulator of registered charities. Established in 2012, the objects of the ACNC include the following:...

EFFECTIVE MINUTES

Any discussion about corporate governance best practice would not be complete without addressing Meeting Minutes....