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Defining Charity: The changes just keep coming – Treasury consultation released

In the continuing barrage of information relating to the reforms to the not-for-profit sector, on 28 October 2011 the Commonwealth Treasury released its consultation paper on a definition of charity to apply for all Commonwealth laws with effect from 1 July 2013. Although Treasury has indicated that existing charities will not need to reapply to the new Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission for registration, it has indicated that registration will be reviewed by the ACNC over time. read more