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

How to Handle a Conflict of Interest in Your Not-for-profit Organisation

Tuesday 9 March, 12.45-2pm

Learn how to identify and manage a conflict of interest in your not-for-profit organisation. More information and booking

Screening Checks for Not-for-profit Organisations

Tuesday 23 March, 12.45-2pm

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

Top Legal Tips for Not-for-profit Organisations

Tuesday 13 April, 12.45-2pm

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

Drafting a Great Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Tuesday 27 April, 12.45-2pm

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. More information and booking.

FREE Webinars On Demand

Starting a Not-for-profit Organisation - FREE webinar

Make 2021 the year! Thinking of setting up a not-for-profit organisation but not sure where to start? Let us help! Access the webinar here.

Drafting a Great Volunteer Agreement

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.

Managing Legal Risk with a Diverse Volunteer Workforce

This workshop-style webinar will use practical case studies to highlight the kind of issues you need to consider to build and grow a successful and diverse volunteer workforce. Access the webinar here

Board Inductions for Not-for-profit Organisations

In our popular Board Inductions webinar, we’ll help you understand your legal roles and responsibilities so you can be a better board member. Access the webinar here.

Financial Reporting for Not-for-profit Organisations

In this webinar you'll gain an overview of how to manage your organisation’s financial reporting requirements, how to keep records and how to understand audit requirements. 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!”