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Charities Express Shock At ‘Bizarre’ Appointment of Gary Johns to Head ACNC

The social sector is reeling at the “bizarre” appointment of Dr Gary Johns – considered a staunch critic of charities –  as the new commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

Assistant treasurer Michael Sukkar announced Johns as the new head of the ACNC on Thursday, following an independent “merit-based” process with a selection panel consisting of the secretary of the Treasury, John Fraser, the ACNC advisory board chair, Tony Stuart, and the secretary of the Department of Finance, Rosemary Huxtable.

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