More than 600 charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission in the ACT are no longer required to duplicate reporting to the ACT government.
A memorandum of understanding between the ACNC and Access Canberra, signed recently, means that from 1 July information shared to the ACNC by a charity will automatically be shared with the ACT government.
The move makes the ACNC the primary regulator for charities operating in the ACT. The ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe welcomed the amendment and encouraged other states and territories to come on board.
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