Does Your Organisation have a Future?

2012, updated April 2021  Many community organisations reach a point where they ask (or should be asking) this question – does our organisation have a future?  Before adopting a negative or defensive attitude to that question it is helpful to reflect on some fundamental questions: What do we really know about: What keeps our existing […]

Access to society and charity records

The joys of writing these articles I enjoy writing these articles as issues arise where the answers are often uncertain or obscure.  Some articles provoke responses raising further questions or advancing other points of view, or draw attention to Court decisions I either have not been aware of or have overlooked.  That occurred when this […]

Codes of Conduct in Not-for-Profit Governance

Introduction Those involved in the governance of a not-for-profit entity (a society or charity, whether or not incorporated under any statute) have duties and responsibilities: These may be specified in the constitution of the not-for-profit entity, They may be specified in any legislation under which the not-for-profit entity may be incorporated or which applies to […]