Regulatory Impact Assessment of Potential Duplication of Governance and Reporting Standards for Charities

Friday, 25 January 2013

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) releases the consultation regulatory impact assessment (RIA) to examine ways to reduce regulatory duplication between the proposed Commonwealth governance and reporting standards and existing State and Territory requirements for charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. The RIA process provides stakeholders with an opportunity to provide feedback on proposed options that would address potential regulatory duplication.

Closing date for submissions: 21 February 2013. Submissions should be sent to:


Mail: Manager
Philanthropy and Exemptions Unit
Indirect, Philanthropy and Resource Tax Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent

Submissions will be made publicly available online at unless there are specific requests for some or all of a submission to be kept confidential.

The outcomes from this consultation will feed into a final report containing a range of options to reduce regulatory duplication. This report is to be provided to COAG in early March 2013.