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Susan Pascoe

ACNC Commissioner

Susan Pascoe AM is the Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

Strong Diverse Charities Are Good For Australia

There are 54, 000 charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). I am usually met with surprise when I quote that figure, and more often than not people resp...
25/10/2016 1:09 PM AEDT

Are Australian Charities At Risk?

Every day we are exposed to requests to help the disadvantaged and vulnerable in our local communities and globally. Australians are very generous people, especially in times of crisis and natural dis...
31/08/2016 10:20 AM AEST
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Are There Too Many Charities In Australia?

Regardless of the actual number of charities in Australia, it feels like they are everywhere. Nearly every day we see charity street collectors and receive window-faced envelopes in the mail, read crowdfunding requests and watch charity television ads. Charities have become very good at attracting our attention, because they need to be.
22/02/2016 5:41 AM AEDT

New Insight Into Charity Sector

Last week I had the pleasure of launching the Australian Charities Report 2014 -- the second-ever charity census. While the Australian Charities Report 2013 captured attention as the inaugural censu...
22/12/2015 12:29 PM AEDT