So what are these new standards?

Standard 1: Activities and control of resources (including funds). This covers the way a charity manages its activities overseas, and how it controls the finances, people and resources it uses in relation to these overseas activities.

Standard 2: Annual review of overseas activities and record-keeping. This covers the need to keep sufficiently detailed records for its overseas activities.

Standard 3: Anti-fraud and anti-corruption. This covers having appropriate processes and procedures in place to address the risks of fraud and corruption in its overseas operations.

Standard 4: Protection of vulnerable individuals. This covers the requirement for a charity to protect the vulnerable people that it works with when conducting its overseas operations.

Read more on the ACNC External Conduct Standards here.