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 Recorded Webinar: Constitutions of Charities and Not for Profits - Ensuring Fit for Purpose

Date: Monday 29th August 2022
Duration: Approx 1 Hour 

The constitution is arguably the key governing document for a charity or NFP. Ensuring it is fit for purpose and covers essential requirements is the subject of this session. It includes:

  • Understanding constitutions and their importance
  • Key areas to look out for in the constitution:
    • Ensuring objects and activities of organization are adequately reflected
    • Does the constitution reflect governance rules and accountability?
    • Director tenure removal and remuneration
    • The question of delegated authority
    • Indemnity and insurance clauses
    • Disputes at board and member level
    • Winding up clauses
  • Constitutions and board charters: complementary documents?
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Vera Visevic, Partner, Mills Oakley, Sydney

Vera heads up the Not-for-Profit team at Mills Oakley. She practises in a range of sectors and industries including not-for-profit, property and commercial law.

Acting for numerous charities, religious, community groups, professional associations and not-for-profit organisations, Vera has over 25 years’ experience in the legal profession.

In the not-for-profit sector, Vera focuses on governance and fundraising issues, mergers and divisions, establishment of charitable trusts and funds, tax concessions and exemptions, social enterprises, and regularly advises on constitutions, structural advice and ATO endorsements.

Further, she edits the Clubs & Societies title in the Australian Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, and is an author in “Charity Law”, European Lawyer Reference.


This webinar is suitable for executives working for not for profits and charities – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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