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Wednesday, 26 March 2014
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Australian Charities and Not-for Profits Commission

(Question No. 42)


Dr Leigh asked the Minister for Social Services, in writing, on 11 February 2014:

In respect of the planned abolition of the Australian Charities and Not-for Profits Commission (ACNC)

(a) what is the timeline for consultations,

(b) who will be consulted, and

(c) if the ACNC is abolished, will a discussion paper be released on the Government's proposals for regulating charities and not-for-profit organisations.


Mr Andrews: The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(a) I have, and will continue to consult with the sector and across Government on the abolition of the ACNC. Timelines regarding future consultations is a decision for Government.

(b) Arrangements for consultations are a decision for Government.

(c) Considerations on the release of a discussion paper is a decision for Government.