People protestingLegislation to invalidate clauses in Commonwealth agreements with Not-For-Profit (NFP) entities that restricts or prevents NFPs from advocating on Commonwealth law, policy or actions was passed on Tuesday 28 May 2013 by the Federal Parliament.

As a result of this Act, any clause in Commonwealth agreements that restrict or prevent NFP entities from advocating about Commonwealth law, policy or action will be prohibited and rescinded from the agreement.

For more information on the Not-For-Profit Freedom to Advocate Act please take a look at our earlier blog.

If you would like any additional information please contact Bill d’Apice (Partner) or Anna Lewis (Lawyer).