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Reviewing Your Not for Profit Governance Arrangements? Here are 6 things you should consider
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 12 2018

The organisation’s compliance with the director retirement by rotation and election procedures in its constitution should also be checked

New reporting for charities
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • October 8 2018

Since 15 March 2018, the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth) (Electoral Act) has been expanded to require charities to report on their political

Be good while you do good A quick guide to NFP directors' duties
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 18 2018

There are lots of differences between a not-for-profit and a for profit company (eg profit cash money), but here we're focusing on directors' duties

Can an organisation be considered a charity while pursuing a separate, non-charitable purpose?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 7 2018

In Australian Pork Limited v Commissioner for ACT Revenue (Administrative Review) 2018 ACAT 85, the Tribunal considered Australian Pork Limited's

Update from ORIC on CATSI Act amendments
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • August 10 2018

The Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) has recently released an update on the proposed changes to...

Push to reduce red tape and regulation around registered charities
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 3 2018

Incorporated associations that are also registered charities with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) will benefit from the

The national security package and why it matters to charities and business
  • Arnold Bloch Leibler
  • Australia
  • February 20 2018

In our recent Bulletin on key developments in the charities sector we foreshadowed reforms to electoral disclosure and donations law that are of real

Law reform for charities and not-for-profit organisations
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • January 17 2018

The Commonwealth Treasury released a discussion paper (Discussion Paper) on the proposed reforms to the deductible gift recipient (DGR) status

Tall cancer tale proves costly for wellness blogger Belle Gibson
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • October 19 2017

In the final chapter of the story, Belle Gibson, the disgraced alternative health promoter behind "The Whole Pantry" has been ordered to pay a fine of

Is your organisation liable for the criminal acts of employees and volunteers?
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • September 7 2017

A decision in the High Court has posed the question whether an employer is also liable where an employee commits a criminal or wrongful act