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.
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.
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.
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.
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.