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Model Financial Statements for Registered Organisations

Model Financial Statements for Registered Organisations

The Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) has developed a set of model financial statements for registered organisations for the financial year ending 30 June 2019.

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Self-evaluation tool regarding a charity’s obligations released

Self-evaluation tool regarding a charity’s obligations released

The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) has recently released a self-evaluation tool aimed at assisting charities to assess if they are meeting their obligations.

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Financial Training Compliance Audit

Financial Training Compliance Audit

The Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) has announced that it will be conducting a financial training compliance audit of all registered organisations and their branches during 2019.

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Charity Compliance Report Released

Charity Compliance Report Released

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has recently released its 2018 Charity Compliance Report.

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Establishment of Disability Royal Commission

Establishment of Disability Royal Commission

On 5 April 2019, the Government announced the establishment of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

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New legislative requirements for home care providers

New legislative requirements for home care providers

Effective 1 July 2019, all home care providers will be required to use a new approach in the provision of home care pricing information under the Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Comparability of Home Care Pricing Information) Principles 2019.

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Draft Terms of Reference for Disability Royal Commission Released

Draft Terms of Reference for Disability Royal Commission Released

A draft Terms of Reference has been issued by the Federal Government on the scope of a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

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New Disclosure Regulations for Clubs

New Disclosure Regulations for Clubs

Aimed at promoting compliance with director and manager training, the recently introduced Registered Clubs Amendment (Disclosures) Regulation 2019 requires clubs to disclose certain information to their members.

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The keys to a painless audit

The keys to a painless audit

A number of organisations still view an audit as nothing more than a compliance obligation and disruptive administrative burden. However, through improved communication, better preparation and greater utilisation of technology, an audit can be a value-added and pain-free process.

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New Not-for-Profit Governance Principles Released

New Not-for-Profit Governance Principles Released

As a result of recent changes in the sector, including heightened expectations of good governance, the Australian Institute of Company Directors has recently released a revised edition of Governance Principles specific to the not-for-profit sector.

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