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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Posted in Aged Care, Compliance, General, Governance, Liability & Risk, Not-For-Profits, Protection, regulations, Royal Commission

The Prime Minister released the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety on 9 October 2018. The terms of reference are very broad and it is important that all those organisations involved in the provision of aged care either directly or indirectly consider what preparations they may need to make… Continue Reading

Privacy – The Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme Commences Today

Posted in Compliance, General, Governance, Liability & Risk, Privacy, Protection

Amendments to the Privacy Act introducing the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme commences today, 22 February 2018. The NDB scheme will apply to all organisations currently required to take steps to secure personal information, including but not limited to businesses and not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover of $3 million, health service providers, TFN recipients… Continue Reading

Bill d’Apice recognised in the Chambers & Partners 2018 edition

Posted in Compliance, Fundraising, General, Governance, Liability & Risk, Privacy, Procurement, Protection, Tax Exemptions & DGR Status, Trade Marks

Bill d’Apice, Chairman and Partner, has been recognised in Chambers and Partners’ Asia Pacific 2018 edition as a Band 1 lawyer in the area of Charities. This is a well-deserved acknowledgement and recognition of Bill’s dedication to the Charity sector over many decades. From the Chambers Asia-Pacific guide:  “Bill d’Apice of Makinson & d’Apice in Sydney “has… Continue Reading

Trade Mark Protection – 5 Points Every Charity & Not-For-Profit Organisation Should Consider

Posted in Liability & Risk, Protection, Trade Marks

As a Charity and Not-For-Profit (NFP) you rely heavily on the goodwill and reputation of your organisation which could take years of effort and investment to build.  It is therefore crucial for you to protect your names and brands, and this can be achieved by way of trade mark protection. A trade mark is a “badge of origin”.  It is a way… Continue Reading