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All Revenue $166 Billion Revenue: $0.91B or 0.55%


Staff numbers for charities carrying out OTHER PHILANTHROPIC INTERMEDIARIES AND VOLUNTARISM PROMOTION

586 385 390 1,060 1,835 48,026 1/26.17


Gov funding for charities carrying out OTHER PHILANTHROPIC INTERMEDIARIES AND VOLUNTARISM PROMOTION

GRIFFITH
GROUP REPORTERS
BRISBANE
WILLS
CURTIN
MELBOURNE
CORANGAMITE
PARKES
BALLARAT
SOLOMON
CORIO
HERBERT
MCPHERSON
HASLUCK
GELLIBRAND
CUNNINGHAM
CANNING
MONASH
HINKLER
COWAN
NICHOLLS
CLARK
CANBERRA
BEROWRA
GREENWAY
DURACK
PERTH
PAGE
WIDE BAY
DICKSON
GREY
FAIRFAX
GRAYNDLER
WANNON
DUNKLEY
BEAN
SHORTLAND
SYDNEY
BONNER
FORREST
MCMAHON
HINDMARSH
NEWCASTLE
LA TROBE
LYNE
KINGSFORD SMITH
WENTWORTH
MACNAMARA
COWPER
HOLT
BARKER
LALOR
MALLEE
CHISHOLM
MARANOA
CAPRICORNIA
HIGGINS
PATERSON
DOBELL
FLINDERS
MONCRIEFF
FREMANTLE
CALWELL
GILMORE
OXLEY
KINGSTON
BENDIGO
NEW ENGLAND
BRUCE
CALARE
BASS
ISAACS
BURT
SWAN
BRADFIELD
WERRIWA
ADELAIDE
TANGNEY
DEAKIN
MITCHELL
O'CONNOR
FLYNN
HUGHES
INDI
EDEN-MONARO
GROOM
STIRLING
STURT
COOPER
BENNELONG
REID
MACARTHUR
RIVERINA
LINDSAY
FORDE
SCULLIN
NORTH SYDNEY
LONGMAN
FRANKLIN
KOOYONG
MARIBYRNONG
WARRINGAH
COOK
PARRAMATTA
BRADDON
WRIGHT
MENZIES
WATSON
FRASER
LILLEY
HUME
FARRER
MORETON
ASTON
GOLDSTEIN
LEICHHARDT
JAGAJAGA
MOORE
BLAIR
FADDEN
KENNEDY
BLAXLAND
MACQUARIE
BOWMAN
FISHER
HUNTER
BOOTHBY
ROBERTSON
RYAN
MAYO
PEARCE
RICHMOND
GIPPSLAND
BRAND
MACKELLAR
HOTHAM
FENNER
MCEWEN

Select an electorate to display finances for individual charities carrying out OTHER PHILANTHROPIC INTERMEDIARIES AND VOLUNTARISM PROMOTION.

Over 47 thousand charities must report to the Australian Charities & Not-for-profit Commission each year. However the financial information they are required to provide varies radically depending on their size and whether reports as a 'Group Reporter' or self-assesses as a 'Basic Religious Charity'.

Group Reporters

Group reporting is where a number of charities aggregate their finances and report as a single entity. 16% of charity revenue is reported in this manner and this revenue can not be analysed by organisation or location.

Basic Relgious Charities

As the term suggests, the Basic Religious Charity reporting exception only applies to religious charities and allows religious charities to except themselves from providing financial information to the charity regulator and also from the governance standards required by secular charities.

The Basic Religious Charity reporting loophole was not originally intended to be a part of the legislation administered by the ACNC (which was founded by the outgoing Labor government in 2012). Religious leaders, in particular, the Catholic Church, lobbied for the introduction of this status. Despite the incorrect usage of this loophole being a well-identified problem (Submission to the Review of ACNC legislation) and the 5 year review (p13) of the legislation handed down last year recommending its removal, the Treasurer opted to retain the loophole.

Overview

Charities are often thought of as small, under-funded organisations. While this is true for a number, religious charities operate as large networks and organise their finances centrally to a greater or lesser extent. This impacts on the level of transparency government and the public can have over their financial operations. It is worth considering that the charity sector is extraordinarily large due to the diversity of types of organisation that can register for tax concessions as registered charities.

This includes not only universities (which receive billions in HECS annually), but private hospitals, schools, aged care facilities, employment service providers and op shops- all of which have large turnover and receive significants amounts in government funding or, in the example of op shops the use of unpaid labour from income support recipients as 'mutual obligations'.