Senator the Hon Zed Seselja
I have declared the Cudlee Creek, Kangaroo Island, Angle Vale, Keilira, Yorketown and Duck Pond bushfires in South Australia as disasters for the purpose of establishing Australian disaster relief funds as deductible gift recipients (DGRs), allowing these funds to receive tax-deductible donations.
The Government is continuing to support philanthropic work in Australia by announcing the further extension of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) transitional reporting arrangements.
Topic(s): 4 October 2018 Legislation to provide certainty to co-ops, mutuals and customer owned banks ZS 01/ 18
It’s great to be with you all here in Melbourne. I don’t need to tell you that Charities, large and small, are extremely valuable contributors to communities right across the country — and, certainly one of the best parts of my job is to get out and see some of seeing the amazing work they do.
The Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Phillip Barresi and Mr Tony De Domenico OAM as part-time members of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) Board.
The Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Adrian Harrington as part-time Independent Chairperson of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI). Mr Harrington is also joined by new part-time Independent Directors, Ms Helen Glanville and Ms Karen Synon. All appointments are for a four-year term.