Family First and Green Peace

Two Important NZ Charity Advocacy Cases[1] Two recent cases from New Zealand have delivered a resounding rebuff to the New Zealand Charities Registration Board (Board). Both cases are about the registration of charities that involve advocacy to achieve their otherwise charitable purposes.  The 2 organisations are at opposite ends of the [...]

2020-09-25T09:31:38+10:00September 25th, 2020|

Making a spectacle of charity when it is very blurred

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) was successful in having the Court[1] fine a company $3.5M for misleading consumers about donations to charity and affiliation with a charity. Oscar Wylee Pty Ltd (Oscar Wylee) made statements between 2014 and 2018 that for each pair of glasses a customer purchased from [...]

2020-09-25T09:32:01+10:00September 25th, 2020|
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