Posts Tagged ‘Michael Sukkar’

Australian charities appeal to UN over advocacy bans

Monday, July 26th, 2021
Australian charities United Nations

A coalition of Australian charities has appealed to the United Nations after a row with the federal government over new regulations they say are a bid to silence them. A group of 12 charities have written to UN special rapporteurs warning they risk losing their tax-deductible donation status under new rules. Under the planned changes, Read more

Australian charities condemn new laws that threaten to shut them down

Thursday, July 1st, 2021
Australian charities condemned laws

Australian charities have condemned new Morrison Government laws that will target and potentially shut them down for advocating on behalf of their communities. Amendments to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) Regulations tabled by the government give the Charities Commissioner discretion to deregister a charity for minor offences. Under the new laws, charities could Read more