Why associations should act to prevent the escalation of member disputes

The incorporated associations legislation in Queensland imposes a system of governance that basically requires one vote one member with a management committee elected annually. A quite pure form of direct democracy, what could go wrong?  The majority is always right. That is the theory. In practice, incorporated associations with their statutorily [...]

2022-06-14T21:54:57+10:00June 14th, 2022|

Proposed amendments to the Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming Act 1999

A bill before the Queensland parliament seeks to amend the Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming Act 1999 as well as other for-profit and licensed club gaming legislation. The amendments to each Act will enable a regulation to prescribe harm measures that have the purpose of minimising the potential for harm from the [...]

2022-06-14T21:55:11+10:00June 14th, 2022|

Fundraising reform coming to a State near you

Background Legislation in New South Wales, South Australia, the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria has already been altered to recognise Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) registration as authorisation to conduct fundraising. In August 2020, a national consultation about the cross-border recognition model was undertaken through a discussion paper released by [...]

2022-06-14T21:55:23+10:00June 14th, 2022|
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