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by Bill d'Apice
19 April 2018

Bill d’Apice, was recently interviewd by Tony Featherstone in the Company Director Magazine, about the proposed regulatory reform that could change the nature of charities and their governance — and add to sector uncertainty. 

In the interview, Bill d'Apice, a principal legal adviser to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and a current or former chair of over a dozen NFP boards, says charities shouldn’t have kneejerk reactions to the ACNC review.

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by Bill d'Apice
09 March 2018

The ACNC has released a report that examines its compliance and enforcement activities in 2017.

The report also outlines the ACNC’s compliance focus for the year ahead.

Download the report at ACNC's website: https://lnkd.in/gXDEUDm

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by Belinda Marsh and Bill d'Apice
22 February 2018

Amendments to the Privacy Act introducing the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme has commenced.

The NDB scheme applies to all organisations currently required to take steps to secure personal information, including but not limited to businesses and not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover of $3 million, health service providers, TFN recipients etc.

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by Chris Drayton
12 May 2017

The mandatory disclosure threshold will be lowered effective 1 July 2017.

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by Chris Drayton
05 May 2017

A refresher summary of the amendments to commence on 1 July 2017.

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by Bill d'Apice
20 December 2016

Last week, the ACNC launched a “Registered Charity Tick”.

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by Alex Kohn
08 December 2016

What options can school leaders pursue in their efforts to deal with unusually difficult parents?

Alex Kohn shares his insights. 

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by Alex Kohn
20 October 2016

Under the law of negligence, school principals have a duty of care to take reasonable steps to prevent a foreseeable risk of injury to students. And if that duty is breached, a student may be entitled to legal compensation for loss or damage arising from the negligent act or omission. But how well do principals appreciate the extent of that duty of care?

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