Not-for-profit Law
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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

Sub-contracting 101 for Not-for-profit Organisations

Tuesday 22 June, 12.45-2pm

This webinar will step you through the key issues to consider when sub-contracting, look at other options available and provide tips on how best to negotiate agreements. More information and booking.

Board Inductions for Not-for-profit Organisations

Tuesday 13 July, 12.45-2pm

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. More information and booking.

Starting a Social Enterprise

Tuesday 3 August, 12.45-2pm

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. More information and booking.

FREE Webinars On Demand

Avoiding & Managing Disputes in Not-for-profit Organisations - FREE webinar 

Conflicts and disputes in your organisation can be stressful and highly disruptive. What steps can you take to prevent them and how do you manage them if they do occur? Access the webinar here

Top Legal Tips for Not-for-profit Organisations - FREE webinar 

This FREE webinar is a great one-stop shop based on the questions we get asked most regularly by not-for-profits. 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.

Engaging Volunteers, Employees & Contractors: Understanding the Key Legal Differences

Join us as we talk you through the legal differences between the types of workers in your organisation, from volunteers and interns through to employees and contractors. Access the webinar here.

Privacy & Data Laws for Not-for-profit Organisations

This webinar will help you navigate your organisation’s legal obligations, and will walk you through the personal information lifecycle: from collection, through to use and disclosure, storage, complaints and the data breach notification laws. Access the webinar here.

Drafting a Great Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

This practical how-to guide for drafting an effective 'memorandum of understanding', or MOU will give you the confidence to draft your own MOU so you can be sure your agreement covers you and your collaborators. Access the webinar here.

Screening Checks for Not-for-profit Organisations

Find out how to set up a screening process, what types of checks you need and updates to the law around screening. 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!”


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