Commissioner's columns

Previous Commissioner's columns from the ACNC

2018 Commissioner's columns from the ACNC

April to June 2018

Commissioner's Column - 6 April 2018 (6/04/2018)
In this fortnight's column, Dr Johns discusses Easter, Passover, RSL QLD, double defaulters, and the Tathra bushfires.

January to March 2018

Commissioner’s Column – Thursday 22 March (22/03/2018)
This fortnight the Commissioner writes from Perth, where he has met with local charities. He also discussed the ACNC's recently launched report on grant-making charities, and warns double defaulters that they risk revocation.

Commissioner’s Column – 9 March 2018 (9/03/2018)
In this fortnight's column, the Hon. Dr Gary Johns discusses his recent speech to the CPA Australia NFP Conference in Melbourne, introduces the findings from the Charity Compliance Report 2017 and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 22 February 2018 (22/02/2018)
In this fortnight's column, the Hon. Dr Gary Johns discusses the Direction issued to RSL National, addresses recent media reports of misconduct by Oxfam UK's international aid workers and welcomes newly registered charities.

Commissioner’s Column – 8 February 2018 (8/02/2018)
In this fortnight's column, the Hon. Dr Gary Johns discusses the ACNC's submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, encourages 2017 Annual Information Statement lodgements and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 25 January 2018 (25/01/2018)
In this fortnight's column, the Hon. Dr Gary Johns discusses the ACNC's submission to Treasury's review of ACNC legislation, the upcoming 2017 Annual Information Statement due date and more.

Commissioner’s Column – 11 January 2018 (11/01/2018)
In his first column for this year , ACNC Commissioner, the Hon Dr Gary Johns, discusses Volunteering,Terms of reference for the ACNC legislation review, and Recent compliance action.