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Charitable organisations on occasions may require the services of a commercial fundraiser. This information will help your organisation obtain the best outcome. Commercial fundraisers are not required to be licensed under the Charitable Collections Act 1946 and consequently any agreement between...
Collection types
Are you planning to raise money: to help someone in need in your community; to assist in disaster relief efforts; or for someone who needs urgent treatment for a medical condition? Even if your appeal is going to be a one-off event or only for a short time, the requirements of the Charitable...
Collection types
If you wish to raise funds for a charitable purpose by the sale of raffle tickets, lotteries or gaming activities you will require a charitable collections licence . You may also require a permit from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries – Racing, Gaming and Liquor. For...
Collection types
Street collections must be carried out strictly in accordance with the guidelines established for the conducting of such appeals. Collections are only to be made upon the day, between the hours and within the area specified on the Permit issued. Each person assisting or taking part in the...
Collection types
A street collection is the "soliciting of funds or contributions and the selling and offering for sale of any button, badge, token, or other similar thing for the purpose of raising funds or contributions" in a public street or thoroughfare. Any organisation wanting to conduct a street collection...
Collection types
House to House Collection Organisations that are licensed under the Charitable Collections Act 1946 are entitled to visit a house to collect money or sell goods for a charitable purpose. All appeals must be authorised by the governing body of the charitable organisation or by an officer authorised...
Collection types
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...
Reporting requirements
Any organisation or club collecting money or goods from the public for charitable purposes, needs to be licensed under the Charitable Collections Act 1946 . There is no fee required for a licence, however each of the Principal Executive Officers must provide a National Police Certificate . To apply...
Who needs a charity licence?

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Form 1T Use this application form to apply for approval to become registered as a different type of prescribed body corporate under another Act. This form must be submitted to the Department of...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Form 9 This application form should be used by a person to obtain from the Commissioner of Consumer Protection a certified copy of documents lodged under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Form 9R This form should be used by an association to request issue of a replacement certificate.
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Form 3 Use this application form to request additional time in which an association incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) is able to hold its Annual General Meeting (...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017
Purpose For use when an incorporated association passes a special resolution in accordance with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) to voluntarily cancel its incorporation. The...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
19 Jul 2018
Clubs, groups, organisations or associations use this form to either: provide a certification or statement that resolutions have been passed in accordance with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
30 Jun 2016
Associations incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) use this application form to provide required information to the Commissioner for Consumer Protection in accordance...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
24 Aug 2017
Form 5A Use this form to record amendments made to an incorporated association’s rules (also known as the constitution) in order to comply with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act)...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
26 Feb 2019
Use this application form to lodge the changes made to an incorporated association’s rules (also commonly known as the constitution) by special resolution of its members in accordance with the...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
08 Aug 2017
Form 4 This application form should be used to notify the Commissioner for Consumer Protection of the association’s address and postal address for service of notice under the Associations...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
06 Jul 2017

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