Not-for-profit Law
Legal help for community organisations


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Webinar Program

Our webinar program is a quick, low-cost way to get up to speed on a range of legal issues that come up when starting and running a not-for-profit organisation. You have the option to join live or watch on demand at a time that suits you. Our webinars are aimed at small to medium not-for-profit organisations and presented by our lawyers and guest presenters. On this page you’ll find our upcoming webinars program and access to recordings of those we’ve run recently.

Please note you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom 1-2 days after you register which will include the link to access the webinar and the password. You will also receive reminder emails with this information one week, one day and one hour prior to the webinar.

New Webinars

Starting a Not-for-profit Organisation

Tuesday 28 September, 12.45pm-2pm

This FREE introductory webinar will help you understand the legal basics. We’ll take you through how to set up and register your organisation, which legal structure is best for you and whether you should incorporate. More information and booking

Financial Reporting for Not-for-profit Organisations

Tuesday 19 October, 12.45pm-2pm

In this webinar you'll gain an overview of your obligations and useful tools and tips to help you manage your organisation’s financial reporting requirements. More information and booking.

Understanding Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Status

Tuesday 26 October, 12.45pm-2pm

This webinar will take you through what it means to have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status, what the benefits are, and whether your organisation is eligible to apply. More information and booking.

Social Media & the Law

Tuesday 9 November, 12.45pm-2pm

In this webinar we'll step you through the key legal risks for not-for-profit organisations that engage with social media, and how to manage these risks. More information and booking.

FREE Webinars On Demand

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

Any problems? Email us at or call 03 8636 4448 or 03 9002 4488.

Managing Mandatory Vaccine Policy for NSW-based Community Organisations - FREE webinar

This is a free special webinar in response to recent NSW government announcements relating to mandatory vaccines for workers in areas of concern. Access the webinar here.

Understanding Your Not-for-profit's Constitution - FREE webinar

In this webinar we'll guide you through the importance of your not-for-profit's constitution and provide you with practical tips to better understand these rules. Access the webinar here.

Drafting a Great Volunteer Agreement - FREE webinar

In celebration of National Volunteer Week and the launch of our updated volunteer agreement template, we delivered a special free 30 minute webinar exploring the ins and outs of this important document.

Having a well thought out and drafted volunteer agreement is the best way to be clear about the relationship between your organisation and the volunteer. It also helps to manage certain legal risks that could come up in your volunteer program. Access the webinar here.

Other On Demand Webinars Available For Purchase

To purchase a copy of the below 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 or call 03 8636 4448 or 03 9002 4488.

Mastering Meetings for Not-for-profit Organisations

This webinar will walk you through the why, what, when and how of meetings and spell out your not-for-profit organisation’s various legal obligations along the way. Access the webinar here. 

Not-for-profit Organisations & Risk: Current Issues for the Board Agenda

Join us for a quick update on current governance issues and how they might affect your organisation. Access the webinar here.

Board Inductions for Not-for-profit Organisations

In our popular Board Inductions webinar, we’ll help you to better understand your role to equip you to maximise your potential as a board member. Access the webinar here.

Starting a Social Enterprise

No matter where you are in your social enterprise journey, it’s important to understand what’s involved from a legal standpoint and to spend some time getting the foundations right. Access the webinar here.

The webinars listed above qualify for CPD points through Volunteering Victoria’s CPD Program for Professional Leaders of Volunteers (available to members). Contact Volunteering Victoria to find out more.

Here's what past participants have to say about our webinars

“This was the first webinar I have participated in and I couldn't believe how easy and useful it was. A lot of the time I can’t attend training due to location, time and the fact we are a small not-for-profit. I found this really easy and was quite impressed. I will be opting for more webinars in the future as it saves time by not having to travel and I can do it without leaving my office."

“I thought the range of content covered was really good and the questions that were asked were answered really well.”

“Very practical guidance and lots of access to resources and links etc to help in the future!”

“Webinars make it a lot more convenient and I would definitely recommend others to attend your webinars.”

“Really clear, concise and accessible information. Thank you!”