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Launch Events in Melbourne and Sydney - You're Invited!
October 16, 2017
Standards Council News

Please join us as we bring our Pilot Program to a close, present the next round of Accredited Partners, and formally launch the CMA Standards Council. Enjoy a great breakfast, input from a range of sector leaders, and some great networking!

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Give Confidently. Give Generously.
September 21, 2017
Standards Council News

When you have found an organisation whose mission speaks to your heart, which you can trust, and which seeks your funds, how should you respond? What does Christian generosity mean? How does it apply to me?

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Building Trust
September 21, 2017
In the Media

I was recently reading an article published in the Pro Bono Australia newsletter by the CEO of the Community Council for Australia, David Crosbie, called Building Trust. The article reports on the latest Edelman Global Trust Barometer released earlier this year, and its finding that Australians’ trust in the media has dropped by 10%, government trust is down 8%, NGO trust is down 5%, and business trust is down 4%.

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Launch of the CMA Standards Council
September 21, 2017
Standards Council News

We are pleased to announce that our Pilot Program will be coming to an end in the next couple of months and that as a result we will be ready to throw open the doors to any Christian organisation which wishes to seek accreditation against the CMA Standards Council Principles and Standards of Responsible Governance from that time. The launch will take place in Melbourne on Thursday 16 November, 2017. We plan to follow it up with other events in other States over the following months: Sydney on 5 December, other dates to follow.

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Presentation of first Accreditation Certificates
June 15, 2017
Partner News

We were delighted to present our first 3 Accreditation Certificates to TEAR Australia, Anglican Aid and FEBC Australia at the very successful CMA Conference held in Melbourne in June.

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The world comes to Australia

The second biennial International Accountability Summit of national organisations involved in setting standards of good governance, transparency and accountability took place in Melbourne in June.

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ACNC Charity Tick – is it the same as CMASC Accreditation?
March 9, 2017
In the Media

The ACNC has recently publicised its new “Registered Charity Tick” logo to some fanfare. Many charitable organisations keen to show the world that they are reputable, responsible organisations have been publicising the fact that they have the ACNC Tick, claiming that this shows their trustworthiness. But does the ACNC Tick really do this? How is it different from CMA Standards Council Accreditation?

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