Not-for-profit Law
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Understanding Your Not-for-profit's Constitution - FREE webinar On Demand

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Please note we will send the recording and slides 1-2 days after you register.

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The constitution (or ‘rules’) of a not-for-profit are a vital part of a well-governed organisation. It is a legal requirement that an organisation and its members follow these rules. In this FREE webinar we’ll guide you through the importance of your governing document and your legal obligations relating to it, and use cases and examples to illustrate the key topics covered in your constitution. We will also arm you with some practical tips to help you better understand your constitution.

We’ll cover:

  • The legal status of the constitution
  • Key topics that not-for-profit constitution address
  • Practical tips for understanding and changing your constitution
  • Additional resources to help in the future

What you’ll receive:

  • 75-minutes of plain-language training from an expert lawyer
  • Copy of webinar recording and slide presentation (recording available for 30 days)
  • Information on further resources and support

Cost: FREE

If you are having trouble registering please get in touch at or call 03 8636 4448 or 03 9002 4488.

Here's what past participants said about our webinars

“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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Last Updated: 13 July 2021