The objective of the audit is to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission’s (ACNC’s) regulation of charities.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine the ACNC’s arrangements for:

  • registering charities and maintaining the Charity Register;
  • supporting charities to meet their ongoing compliance obligations; and
  • reducing the regulatory burden on charities and strengthening the sector.