See our “frequently asked questions” and “occasional paper” series below.
Occasional paper June 2017 bullying in the boardroom – FWC decision: our paper on 2017 Fair Work Commission decision affirming that the chair of a registered charity could apply for a “stop bullying order” against another board member, and our discussion on a 2013 Supreme Court of Victoria judgment that sets out useful strategies to help prevent bullying occurring.
Occasional paper July 2017 bullying in the boardroom – Disabled Motorists: our paper on how a registered charity addressed alleged bullying in the boardroom by the use of internal processes.
Occasional paper June 2014 governance dispute in a charitable institution: our paper on our experience with a governance dispute within a registered charitable institution.
Occasional paper August 2013 Governance for Trader Associations lessons from VCAT: our paper on governance in Trader Associations.
Occasional paper September 2012: the Register of Members: our paper on the need to maintain an up to date Register of Members.
Charity Law FAQ:
Charities and political activities FAQ 6 May 2011: the division between charities and party politics.
CLT legal FAQ October 2010: our popular overview of “Community Land Trusts”.
Australian Community Land Trust leases- the legal principles: an in depth discussion of Community Land Trust leases.
See our work for the Fundraising Institute Australia on a draft code of fundraising practice and complaints process:
See our seminal report on a three year pilot microfinance project for a Registered Environmental Organisation supporting plantation forestry: