Michael Sukkar says no there has been no progress on fundraising reform, charities say it's cost $26 million

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated December 15 2021 - 9:06pm, first published 6:30pm
Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The charities sector will have to wait longer for national fundraising reforms that were recommended in 2019, agreed to by all jurisdictions 12 months ago and are estimated to lose the sector $13.3 million every year in administration costs.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.