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AssociationsOnline is an online portal for incorporated associations to submit applications and manage their contact information 24/7. A ll previous users of the old system (users enrolled before 1 July 2016) and new users will need to enrol / create a new login and password. Users will be to begin...
INC Guide and Associations Online
The law governming associations in Western Australia has changed as of 1 July 2016. More information about the changes are covered on the Associations new law page. A number of resources were made to help Associations adjust to the new law. Transition packs The packs will provide an overview of the...
New law for associations
The model rules are a standard set of rules that have been developed for use by associations who do not wish to develop their own rules. These rules meet all the requirements of the Act and provide a suitable governance framework for an incorporated association. If your association chooses to use...
New law for associations
The Associations Incorporation Act 2015 commenced 1 July 2016, the Association new law page highlights the key changes. What you will need to do now Enrol and update Please check and update your association's contact information via the AssociationsOnline portal. You will need to complete the...
New law for associations
Scams, ripoffs and frauds are becoming more and more commonplace. Consumer Protection has developed WA ScamNet as one method of combatting this ever increasing problem. WA ScamNet What is WA ScamNet? WA ScamNet profiles the most prevalent scams targeting Western Australians and provides information...
Scams
The Associations Incorporation Act 2015 commenced 1 July 2016. The Act provides a framework of regulation for not-for-profit organisations such as sport and recreation clubs, societies and community groups in Western Australia leaving the internal management of associations largely to the members...
New law for associations
Please note: the information on this page is out of date. Please refer to the Associations new laws page for up to date information. CONSULTATION CLOSED Statu s: Closed 3 November 2014 Background On 11 September 2014 the Government introduced a Bill into parliament to replace the current...
Consultations and reports
The Consumer Protection Awards 2018 - Nominate now 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...
Consumer Protection Awards
The following are the forms and publications for Charities. Forms: Application for a charitable collections licence Application to renew a charitable collections licence Charitable collections self check Principal Executive Officer declaration form (Charities) Application for street appeal Perth...
Apply for a charity licence
Consumer Protection has a variety of prescribed (mandatory) and template forms. The links below are to help you find the form you need: Licences Motor vehicle industry licensing fees and forms (Motor vehicle dealers, salespersons, yard managers, car market operators, repairers and repair businesses...
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Explaining the Schedule 1 requirements of the Associations Incorporation Act 2015. Every incorporated association has a set of rules (often called the constitution) which outlines how the association...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
07 Dec 2016
IMPORTANT: If you were enrolled prior to 1 July 2016 your old log in details will not work. To be able to manage the information about your association and lodge applications each person needs to...
Consumer Protection
Information
06 Dec 2016
To be able to manage the information about your association and lodge applications every AssociationsOnline user needs to be linked to their association. A user may choose to be linked as a primary...
Consumer Protection
Information
06 Dec 2016
Discuss as a Committee how your charity rates in complying with its obligations in WA. Disclaimer : the information contained in this publication is not intended to be legal advice and should not be...
Consumer Protection
Checklist
01 Nov 2016
This complaint form only applies to potential breaches of the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 and the Charitable Collections Act 1946 . Consumer Protection will not generally intervene in...
Consumer Protection
Form – registration
08 Sep 2017
It is common for potential conflicts of interest to arise in associations and clubs because people with a common interest are brought together and they are often involved in more than one community...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
01 Nov 2016
On Wednesday 1 June 2016, the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner released the Discussion Paper - Work Health and Safety Regulations for Western Australia (the discussion paper) for public...
WorkSafe
Information
19 Jul 2016
This application form should be used by an association to obtain approval to appoint an auditor that does not meet the qualification provisions prescribed in s 88(2) of the Associations Incorporation...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
21 Jul 2016
Form 12 Use this application form to request the Commissioner for Consumer Protection’s leave to be to be appointed or act as a member of a management committee of an incorporated association if you...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Form 13 Use this application form to classify an incorporated association’s financial tier under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) as its usual size (Tier 1 or Tier 2) even if its...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017

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Nominations have now opened for the 2015 Consumer Protection Awards which publicly recognise those who promote consumer and tenants’ rights as well as product safety in the community. Commissioner for Consumer Protection Anne Driscoll is urging West Australians to nominate individuals and organisations who they believe are making a valuable contribution in the area of consumer protection. “Last...
Consumer Protection
Media release
11 Sep 2014

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