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No More ACNC Secrets?

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) wants to see secrecy provisions that prevent it from revealing details about charity wrongdoings removed in this year’s review of the ACNC Act.

The ACNC’s second Charity Compliance Report, released recently, said there were many lessons charities could learn from compliance matters and sharing this information would contribute to a “robust, vibrant, independent and innovative sector”.

While the report on ACNC activities from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016 included the names of 28 charities that had their registration revoked, two charities that entered into enforceable undertakings and one charity that received a statutory warning, further details could not be provided.

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