The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) is the independent national regulator of charities. The ACNC has been set up to achieve the following objectives: - maintain, protect and enhance public trust and confidence in the sector through increased accountability and transparency - support and sustain a robust, vibrant, independent and innovative not-for-profit sector - promote the reduction of unnecessary regulatory obligations on the sector. The ACNC Commissioner's position is established by section 110-5 of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission Act 2012.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission Act 2012, section 105-5

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    3 December 2012

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Commissioner The Hon Dr Gary Johns 1 December 2017 30 November 2022
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