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 establishment of a national regulator. In principle the Society welcomes the establishment of a national regulator for the not-for-profit sector. We believe that there are significant benefits in the establishment of an independent national regulator for the not-for-profit sector including the potential to reduce red tape and establish a simpler regime for regulation of charities way of “a one-stop shop”.