ACNC interpretation statement on Indigenous charities
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has released a Commissioner’s Interpretation Statement on Indigenous charities. The ACNC’s legal team has also prepared a paper which explains the background and reasoning behind the statement.
There are some particular legal issues facing Indigenous charities and the Commissioner’s Interpretation Statement aims to clarify the ACNC’s view.
The ACNC has an ongoing commitment to providing charities with support in understanding their obligations.