Seventh Annual Not for Profits and Charities Regulatory Conference
Thursday 16 & Friday 17 May 2019

Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

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The charities and not for profits sector is on the cusp of great change: the ACNC has undergone an extensive review, fundraising regulations are under scrutiny and new forms of investment are starting to emerge.  This conference examines these recent developments, along with a raft of legal and regulatory issues facing the sector, including directors’ duties, taxation reforms and cyber security risks.

Thursday 16 May 2019

Regulation and Good Governance

  • Strengthening for Purpose: Reflections on the ACNC Review

  • Charity Directors’ Duties and Liabilities: Steering the Ship Through Murky Waters

  • When Push Comes to Shove: Dismissing Board Members in the NFP Sector

  • Direct from the Regulator: What’s happening in Charity Compliance and Reporting?

Contemporary Challenges in the NFP Sector

  • Managing Mental Health and Workplace Stress: A Practical Guide for NFPs

  • Structuring Collaborations for Maximum Impact in the NFP Sector

  • Responding to a Crisis: Managing the Risks When Armageddon Strikes

Friday 17 May 2019

Financial Management of Charities and NFPs

  • Taxation Reforms: Counting the Costs for the Charities and NFP Sector

  • Fundraising Compliance in a Shifting Landscape

  • Investing for Impact: Social Benefit Bonds and Social Impact Investing

Brand and Data Protection

  • Intellectual Property: Protecting this Valuable Asset

  • Cyber Security and Privacy Obligations: Managing Your New Compliance Burden in Cyber Space


Libby Klein, Consultant, Prolegis Lawyers, Melbourne

Miriam McDonald, Consultant, Maddocks, Melbourne

Dr Matthew Turnour, Chairman, Neumann & Turnour Lawyers, Brisbane

The Hon. Dr Gary Johns, Commissioner, Australian Charities & Not-for-profits Commission, Melbourne

Andrew Lind, Director, Corney & Lind Lawyers, Brisbane

Catherine Brooks, Associate Director, Law Squared, Melbourne

Belinda Winter, Partner, Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers, Brisbane

Darren Fittler, Partner, Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers, Sydney

Skye Rose, Principal, Moores, Hawthorn, Vic.

Vivienne Corcoran FAICD FAMI, Director, Marketing Logic, Melbourne

James d’Apice, Senior Associate, Makinson d’Apice Lawyers, Sydney

John McIntosh, Director, Charities Tax Advisory Service, Sydney

Russell Postle, Consultant, BDO, Brisbane

Dr Ruth Lawrence, Head, Global Impact Investing Institute, KPMG, Sydney

Noric Dilanchian, Special Counsel, Nexus Law Group, Sydney

  • Excellent speakers, great papers/resources, broad range of relevant topics with immediate practical relevance to day to day practice.

  • Good content.Well informed.Engaging speakers.Liked having papers & presentations to take back and share with organisation.

  • Well planned & presented.Relevant content.Excellent venue, thank you.

  • Calibre of the speakers was sound.Business papers were prepared with relevance for audience.High quality speakers and materials.

  • Quality presentations on a broad range of issues/topics.Great work.


If you register and pay by 26 April 2019 you will pay only $1980 – a saving of $165 off the full price conference registration fee of $2145.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Coordinator, Jenna Pickrell on (03) 96702055 or email:
Product Code: MNFMAY19
 Price:   $1,980.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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