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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...
What is a charity?
Any organisation or club collecting money or goods from the public for charitable purposes, needs to be licensed under the Charitable Collections Act . There is no fee required for a licence, however each of the Principal Executive Officers must provide a national police clearance . To apply for a...
What is a charity?
The Consumer Protection Awards provides an opportunity to reward and recognise the achievements of individuals, non-government organisations, businesses, local governments, journalists and media outlets that have increased awareness of consumer issues, provided support for disadvantaged consumers...
Consumer Protection Awards
The judging process The judging process will be merit-based using the methods below. Consumer Protection will coordinate an independent assessment process to review each nomination received. Judges for the awards panel are chosen for their expertise, knowledge and experience in consumer protection...
Consumer Protection Awards

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The guide helps AssociationsOnline users manage their account including updating their personal details and password. Manage my account Click on the Manage my account button. On the Manage my account...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
27 Jul 2017
The guide helps AssociationsOnline users navigate through the welcome screen, enrolment, login and search for associations. To enrol in the system simply: Go to AssociationsOnline Click "Enrol" Enter...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
27 Jul 2017
This is the second in a series of transition packs to help Associations with understanding the changes for the new law. This information pack (the pack) focuses on the enhanced AssociationsOnline...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
13 Jun 2016
The Department of Commerce – WorkSafe Division has released a Discussion Paper on recommendations to amend the model Work Health and Safety Regulations (the WHS regulations) for the Western...
WorkSafe
Information
01 Jun 2016
On 1 July 2016 the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the new law) commenced replacing the previous Associations Incorporation Act 1987. The new law provides for the regulation of incorporated not-...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
05 Jul 2016
On 1 July 2016 the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the new law) commenced replacing the previous Associations Incorporation Act 1987. The new law provides for the regulation of incorporated not-...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
05 Jul 2016
Associations occasionally produce newsletters about latest laws, reminders, events and news. Subscribe to Associations newsletters Sign up via our campaign service to receive the Associations...
Consumer Protection
Newsletter
02 Oct 2017
This is a guide to help you develop your Association's rules. It is the prescribed model rules as well as guidance notes and Act requirements. The prescribed rules are published in the Associations...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
06 Sep 2016
The new law requirements From 1 July 2016, the following items must be addressed in all rules (also known as the constitution) of Western Australian incorporated associations. Not for profit clause...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
01 Dec 2016
Making The Change Consumer Protection is conducting information sessions on the new associations law to assist associations in making the change before the expected commencement date on 1 July 2016...
Consumer Protection
Training material
08 Sep 2017

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