Third Dimension

Third Dimension is our free legal newsletter for charities, not-for-profits, community groups etc.

We hope you will find this useful and informative for keeping up to date with recent news, cases and legislative changes in the Charity and Not-for-profit sector.

If you have any queries, please contact Vera Visevic, Partner of the Sydney office.

Issue 20: Winter 2018

New laws on corporate responsibility – Modern Slavery Legislation

In 2017, the Australian Parliament launched an inquiry into domestic modern day slavery practices. Modern slavery is an umbrella term given to modern day occurrences of human trafficking, slavery and slavery like practices, for example, forced labour.

RSL NSW: What governance lessons can be learned?

Earlier this year, the NSW State Government released the Report of the Inquiry under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 (NSW) led by former Supreme Court Patricia Bergin.

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

On 1 July 2018, the Australian Government’s National Redress Scheme came into force in Australia. The Scheme provides support to survivors of institutionalised child sexual abuse.

Recent Case on New South Wales Charitable Stamp Duty Exemptions

Tax concessions and exemptions for charitable organisations in Australia can be complex at the best of times. However, this complexity is made worse when comparing state and territory based exemptions across jurisdictions, or even between different legislation within one jurisdiction.

 

Issue 19: Summer 2018

Issue 18: Spring 2017

Issue 17: Winter 2017

Issue 16: Summer 2017

Issue 15: Spring 2016

Issue 14: Winter 2016

Issue 13: Summer 2016

Issue 12: Winter 2015

Issue 11: Summer 2014

Issue 10: Spring 2013

Issue 9: Winter 2013

Issue 8: Summer 2012

Issue 7: Spring 2012

Issue 6: Winter 2012

Issue 5: Summer 2011

Issue 4: Spring 2011

Issue 3: Winter 2011

Issue 2: Autumn 2011

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