Australian charity finance data published

The Australian charity regulator, the Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, has announced that it is publishing the financial details of nearly 23,000 Australian charities. This is the first time such information has been released to the public.

See Pro Bono Australia news item. The ACNC Charity Register can be searched at http://acnc.gov.au/findacharity (requires cookies).

(Source: tweet from David Wickert)

Update: Guardian Australia article ‘Charities watchdog receives about 12 complaints each week, report shows’ looks at the first 2 years of operation for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission.