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It is recommended that contracts between your organisation and the fundraiser avoid terms or conditions where the fundraiser pays a lump sum and then proceeds to use your organisation's name for an extended period of time with your organisation having no control over the process or return on...
Collection types
Charitable organisations on occasions may require the services of a commercial fundraiser. This information will help your organisation obtain the best outcome. Commercial fundraisers are not required to be licensed under the Charitable Collections Act 1946 and consequently any agreement between...
Collection types
Are you planning to raise money: to help someone in need in your community; to assist in disaster relief efforts; or for someone who needs urgent treatment for a medical condition? Even if your appeal is going to be a one-off event or only for a short time, the requirements of the Charitable...
Collection types
If you wish to raise funds for a charitable purpose by the sale of raffle tickets you will require a Charitable Collections licence . However, all enquiries regarding Permits to conduct a raffle in Western Australia should be directed to the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor Phone: (08) 9425...
Collection types
Street collections must be carried out strictly in accordance with the guidelines established for the conducting of such appeals. Collections are only to be made upon the day, between the hours and within the area specified on the Permit issued. Each person assisting or taking part in the...
Collection types
A street collection is the "soliciting of funds or contributions and the selling and offering for sale of any button, badge, token, or other similar thing for the purpose of raising funds or contributions" in a public street or thoroughfare. Any organisation wanting to conduct a street collection...
Collection types
House to House Collection Organisations that are licensed under the Charitable Collections Act 1946 are entitled to visit a house to collect money or sell goods for a charitable purpose. All appeals must be authorised by the governing body of the charitable organisation or by an officer authorised...
Collection types
Shopping centres, particularly larger ones, have developed a role extending beyond that of traditional retailing, to become a focal point for community services and activities. In effect, they have replaced the village square or town centre and, as such, attract a large number of visitors on a...
Collection types
An organisation needs to lodge an application through the Charitable Collections Advisory Committee to become a licensed charity. The c ommittee meet on a monthly basis to consider new applications and make recommendations to the Department's Minister in regards to all charity licensing matters...
Apply for a charity licence
Once an organisation becomes licensed it may choose to comply with the voluntary code of practice for public fundraising. The code provides a recommended set of principles and guidelines for public fundraising in Western Australia. It is intended to apply to charitable and not for profit...
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This form should be used by an association to lodge with the Commissioner of Consumer Protection notice of resolution proposing to remove the auditor or reviewer from office. The management committee...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
21 Jul 2016
This application form should be used to notify the Commissioner for Consumer Protection that an association incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) has received a...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
21 Jul 2016
This application form should be used by clubs, groups or associations previously incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) that have been cancelled and are seeking to have...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
21 Jul 2016
Form 18 Use this application form to apply to amalgamate two or more incorporated associations into a single new incorporated association under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act)...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Clubs, groups, organisations or associations use this form to become an incorporated association under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 ( the Act) Apply online via the AssociationsOnline...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
25 Jun 2018
Form 1T Use this application form to apply for approval to become registered as a different type of prescribed body corporate under another Act. This form must be submitted to the Department of...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Form 9 This application form should be used by a person to obtain from the Commissioner of Consumer Protection a certified copy of documents lodged under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Form 9R This form should be used by an association to request issue of a replacement certificate.
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Form 3 Use this application form to request additional time in which an association incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) is able to hold its Annual General Meeting (...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Purpose For use when an incorporated association passes a special resolution in accordance with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) to voluntarily cancel its incorporation. The...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
17 Nov 2017

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