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Cooper Grace Ward
You should become familiar with the many responsibilities of a voluntary board member of a not-for-profit school.
Carroll & O'Dea
Celeste has applied to the SC NSW for a cy-près scheme where the court is asked to sanction directing funds to another purpose.
Carroll & O'Dea
A number of charities seeking DGR registration will now apply directly to the ACNC.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Black ops may be local, volunteer firefighting outfits that can lend a hand if the situation is too drastic for the RFS.
Holding Redlich
Pro bono work assists refugees and asylum seekers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and vulnerable people.
Carroll & O'Dea
Explanation of the ACNC external conduct standards which have been imposed on charities since 23rd July 2019.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Schools should understand the risks that come with their not-for-profit status and associated regulatory obligations.
Carroll & O'Dea
Link to an article that examines the requirements for best practice investigations in religious institutions.
The Final Report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry delivered by Commissioner Hayne in February 2019 has put a spotlight
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
Article provides facts regarding changes to taxation laws that affect charities.
Carroll & O'Dea
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission keeps constantly active, so here are some notes on recent projects.
Carroll & O'Dea
The KonMarie method of a de-cluttering, minimalistic lifestyle encourages sustainability while cleansing home and mind.
Carroll & O'Dea
The standards apply to all charities so basic religious charities do not have an exemption from the governance standards.
Carroll & O'Dea
A charity cannot engage in political advocacy, or promoting or opposing a political party or a political candidate.
Bartier Perry
ATO Draft Ruling TR2018/D1 has a useful explanation of the 'in Australia' requirement for tax exemption for non-DGRs.
Marque Lawyers
There are many differences between a not-for-profit and a for profit company, but this article focuses on duties of directors.
Kott Gunning
Court found that lots in retirement village were not used exclusively for a charitable purpose & hence rates applied.
With over 600,000 entities in the Not-for-Profit sector (NFP) in Australia, including more than 55,000 registered charities, merging as a restructuring option is increasingly being considered by NFP boards across the country.
Holman Webb
A charitable fundraising and donations policy and charity pack, which complies with legal requirements, is recommended.
Carroll & O'Dea
Contradictory calls for abolition or extension leave the future of the 'Basic Religious Charity' category uncertain.
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