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ACNC Annual Report tabled in Parliament

On Friday, the ACNC’s 2017–18 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament. This document details the ACNC’s work over the last financial year, highlighting the successes of the organisation during a period of substantial change and transition.

Some of the ACNC’s notable achievements in 2017–18 include:

  • A $3 million IT upgrade project that resulted in the launch of a new and improved ACNC website, Charity Portal and Charity Register in October 2018
  • Red tape reduction agreements that benefit 9,000 charities in Victoria and New South Wales
  • 900,000 searches of the Charity Register, representing a 19% increase on the previous year
  • A 65% increase in investigations, resulting in 22 revocations of charity registration
  • More compliance agreements, enforceable undertakings, and directions than in any previous year
  • Reduced call wait times, with calls answered on average within 38 seconds — a significant improvement from 62 seconds in 2016–17
  • 2,832 charities registered, with 98% of registration applications being finalised within 15 days of receiving all the information required to make a decision
  • Over $20.6 billion in revenue and $9.2 billion in assets corrected on the Charity Register after charities were contacted to correct identified errors.

To view the report in full, click here.

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