Charities Bill passes Parliament
The Charities Bill 2013 was given Royal Assent on 29 June 2013.
The statutory definition of charity will commence on 1 January 2014.
Charities governance standards
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1) specifies governance standards which registered entities must comply with in order to become registered under the ACNC Act and to remain entitled to be registered under the Act.