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Special Report: Australia’s Religious Charities

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The financial information of over fourteen thousand religious charities is analysed for the first time.

IPA Appointee Fails To Attend Estimates

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The appointment of former IPA Research Fellow as Charities Commissioner has caused internal ructions in the senior ranks of the ACNC.

The Hidden Wealth Of Basic Religious Charities

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Religious charities should not be able to hide their wealth- updated with comment from Andrew Leigh.

The IPA’s Long March Through The Bureaucracy

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This article follows on from the article on the OAIC and traces the early years of the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission as the Abbott government attempts to abolish the office. The ACNC is the Commonwealth charities regulator responsible for governing the multi-billion dollar charity sector.

The Bumpy Road To Think Tank Transparency In Australia

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During the week I received a response to my enquiry to the ATO requesting a list of Approved Research Institutes (some of which are think tanks like the IPA) however, as you will see from the response at the foot of this post, the problem of think tank transparency in Australia has a lot of hurdles to overcome before we will be in a position to understand who is funding them.

Getting To The Bottom Of The IPA’s Right To Dgr Status

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If people are going to challenge the activities of the IPA, it is important to have a thorough understanding of the legislation governing its activities.

Show Me The Money Unravelling The Web Of Australian Charities

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The wealth of the various religious denominations active in Australia is a point of interest in the wake of the Royal Commission into the Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, yet the true financial worth of religions in Australia remains something of a mystery.
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