Coalition’s planned crackdown on charities should be scrapped, Liberal-led committee finds

Proposed changes threaten free speech and give regulator overly broad powers, committee says

The Coalition’s planned crackdown on charities and not-for-profits threatens free speech, gives the regulator overly broad powers, and should be scrapped, a Liberal-chaired parliamentary committee has found.

  • Christopher Knaus
  • The Guardian

The government this year announced major changes for charities, that would give the regulator significant power to investigate and deregister organisations that engaged in or promoted a range of minor offences, including…

An alliance of more than 100 charities, named Hands Off Our Charities, said the regulations threatened…

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