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 we will send a confirmation email with details of how to access the webinar 1-2 days after you register. 

New Webinars

Starting a Not-for-profit Organisation - FREE webinar

Tuesday 19 January, 12.45-2pm

Make 2021 the year! Thinking of setting up a not-for-profit organisation but not sure where to start? Let us help! More information and booking.

Board Inductions for Not-for-profit Organisations

Tuesday 2 February, 12.45-2pm

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

Managing Legal Risk with a Diverse Volunteer Workforce

Tuesday 16 February, 12.45-2pm

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. More information and booking

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

FREE Webinars On Demand

Managing Member Disputes and Conflict on the Committee - FREE WEBINAR

In this FREE webinar, you’ll learn what the law requires you to do when a conflict or complaint arises between members or committee members of your not-for-profit. Importantly, we’ll also arm you with practical tips on how to both avoid and manage disputes if they do arise. 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.

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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.

Get #social not #sued - Social Media and the Law for Not-for-profit Organisations

Make sure you understand the key legal risks you face when you publish content on social media. We'll cover privacy, confidentiality, intellectual property and defamation in the context of social media. Access the webinar here.

Privacy & Data Security for Not-for-profit Organisations

Gain an understanding of the personal information lifecycle as we walk you through collection of data, through to use and disclosure, storage, complaints and the data breach notification laws, with plenty of practical privacy tips along the way. 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!”