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Webinars and Seminars

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We run training on a range of common legal issues faced by community organisations and individuals within them.

Our training is aimed at small to medium not-for-profit organisations. It is presented by Not-for-profit Law lawyers and guest presenters. See below for upcoming webinars. You can also access recordings and resources of our past webinars. 

Upcoming webinars

#NotYouToo - Protecting your volunteers and organisation from unlawful workplace behaviours - Tuesday 22 May **Low Cost** 

As part of National Volunteer Week and in the wake of the global #metoo movement, Not-for-profit Legal Training is running a webinar covering the legal obligations of community organisations in protecting its volunteers from unlawful workplace behaviours. It includes bullying, sexual harassment, discrimination and victimisation in the workplace, as well as discussion of the role of social media.

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Financial reporting for Not-for-profits - Wednesday 6 June **Low Cost** 

The end of the financial year is approaching so it’s the perfect time to make sure you understand your organisation’s obligations around keeping records and reporting on financial performance. Andrew Archer, Partner - Audit & Assurance at Grant Thornton will be joining our Not-for-profit Law lawyer Geraldine Menere for the session to share his valuable insights on this topic. You'll gain an overview of your obligations and useful tools and tips to help you manage your organisation’s financial reporting requirements.   

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Social Enterprise - Thursday 28 June **Low Cost**

If you’re thinking of setting up a social enterprise, make sure you fully understand the legal requirements before you start. This webinar will provide you with an overview of social enterprises, how they operate and how to choose the best structure for you.

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We will be providing more training (webinars and seminars) throughout the year so don't forget to check back regularly or sign up to our monthly update

 

Webinars on demand

If you've missed one of our webinars, you can get it here! 

Getting Started 

If you’re involved in setting up a new community organisation or need to refresh your knowledge on the legal basics, this introductory session is for you. This webinar covers a number of topics including the basic structure of an unincorporated community group, what does incorporation mean and its pros and cons, auspicing, what it means to be a charity and tax concessions available to community groups.  Access the webinar here.

Working with other not-for-profits

If your organisation is planning to work with another not-for-profit, there are various formal and informal arrangements which you will need to consider. This webinar helps you ensure your arrangement is legally sound, as well as highlighting what can go wrong and how to avoid it. Access the webinar here

Social media and the law for not-for-profits

Social media can help community organisations expand their reach and grow awareness for their cause, but it also has the potential to cause damage to the organisation, its clients, employees or volunteers. This webinar discusses the key legal risks when NFPs put content on social media. Access the webinar here

Privacy Law and  the New Data Breach Requirements

This popular webinar covers new laws about how to deal with serious privacy breaches. It walks you through the personal information lifecycle – from collection, through to use and disclosure, storage and access, and finally complaints and the new data breach notification laws. A must for anyone involved in a not-for-profit organisation that wants to know more about law and best practice for managing the personal information of clients, members, volunteers and others. Access the webinar here

Top legal issues for board members!

You’ve become a board member of a not-for-profit organisation ... now what? This webinar talks you through the basics of what it means to be a board member and will help you understand the legal side of governing an organisation. Access the webinar here.

To purchase a copy of the above recordings use the links for each webinar. Once you have registered, and we have confirmed payment, we will send you a link to the webinar and a copy of the slides.

Any problems? Email us at nfptraining@justiceconnect.org.au 

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