Catholic Health Australia has expressed its support for the establishment of a Commonwealth body able to manage single national registration and reporting for not-for-profits and charitable organisations. CHA has, however, expressed reservations about whether legislation establishing the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission will lead to that outcome. Among other concerns, CHA believes the process is being rushed and more consultation, over a longer period of time, should be carried out. CHA has proposed five specific amendments it believes would improve the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Bill 2012 and Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2012.
Click here to read CHA's submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services.