The St Vincent de Paul Society welcomes sector reform and the opportunity to contribute to the process.

 


 

  • Response to Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities Discussion Paper

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    This response to Treasury's review of DGR tax concessions welcomes certain proposals that would remove red tape, but expresses concern about proposals to police and silence advocacy by charities and not-for-profits.

  • Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Competition Reforms in Human Services

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    This submission to the Productivity Commission outlines the Society's concerns in relation to the Government's agenda of competition and market reform in human services.

  • Submission to the Inquiry into the Repeal of the ACNC

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    The Society opposes this move to abolish the independent charity regulator. We regard the ACNC to be an important step forward in reducing red tape, and increasing accountability and public trust in charities.

  • Submission to Treasury on a Statutory Definition of Charity

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    All of the Society’s entities are charities under the law as it now is. Given the stated object of the Bill to articulate the common law, rather than to change it, our assumption is that all of our entities will...

  • Submission on governance standards for charities

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    The Society’s member states have generally indicated that they do not perceive a significant increase in administration as a result of the new governance and financial reporting standards. It seems that the Society...

  • Submission on NFP governance consultation paper

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    On 17 December 2012, the government released a consultation paper on draft governance standards for charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) (“the consultation...

  • Submission on proposed financial reporting requirements

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    On 17 December 2012, the government released an extract of draft consultations and some explanatory material on the new Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) financial reporting framework. The...

  • Submission into tax concessions for the not-for-profit sector

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    Submission in response to Not-For-Profit Sector’s Tax Concession Working Group Discussion Paper: “Fairer, simpler and more effective tax concessions for the not-for-profit sector” Conclusion Whilst...

  • Submission on the ACNC Exposure Draft Bills

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    Submission to the Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Exposure Draft Bills The National Council of the St Vincent de Paul Society supports the...

  • Submission on Not-For-Profit Governance Arrangements

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    Submission to Treasury Review of Not‐For‐Profit Governance Arrangements (Jan 2012) The St Vincent de Paul Society (the Society) welcomes sector reform and the opportunity to contribute to the process. We...