Commissioner's Column25 July 2019 In this fortnight's column...
In this edition, ACNC Commissioner the Hon Dr Gary Johns discusses the External Conduct Standards which are now in effect, encourages overdue charities to submit their 2018 Annual Information Statement and more.
Read the Commissioner's Column [[link removed]] External Conduct Standards now in effect for charities
The External Conduct Standards have now been introduced. All charities that operate overseas, including those classified as Basic Religious Charities, must comply with the new Standards.
The Standards cover:
How charities control their funds, goods and other resourcesThe need for an annual review of overseas activities and record keepingAnti-fraud and anti-corruption guidelinesMeasures aimed at protecting vulnerable individuals
The ACNC will not require charities to submit information to the ACNC because of the new Standards, unless we request it.
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