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New publication on philanthropy now available

The Philanthropy Reader Congratulations to both Michael Moody and Beth Breeze on the publication of their new book, The Philanthropy Reader. Beth is the Director of the Centre for Philanthropy, at the University of Kent (United Kingdom). We had the privileged of having Beth with us in Brisbane last year. Beth worked with the ACPNS Fundraising…

National Standard Chart of Accounts: Who in the sector is using it?

The National Standard Chart of Accounts (NSCOA), developed by ACPNS in 2002, provides standardised accounting guidelines for nonprofit organisations, governments and the public.  Fast-forward fourteen years and NSCOA has radically streamlined administrative processes, slashed compliance costs and reduced red tape, saving the Australian nonprofit sector millions of dollars. With the advent of a national charity regulator,…

Video conference with Korean Parliamentary Group

ACPNS Founding Director, Prof Myles McGregor-Lowndes was recently invited to ‘beam into’ a visit by Korean Parliamentary members and nonprofit sector leaders to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission in Melbourne. His topic was the regulation of charities and fundraising in Australia. The Korean party are examining the issue of whether Korea requires a Charity Commission…