Regulation of fundraising activities
There are a number of laws applicable to fundraising in Western Australia:
- the Charitable Collections Act (1946) regulates fundraising for a charitable purpose;
- the Street Collections (Regulation) Act (1940) regulates fundraising conducted in public streets;
- the Gaming and Wagering Commission Act (1987) imposes controls on fundraising activities such as raffles, bingo and all forms of gambling; and
- the Liquor Control Act (1988) imposes controls on fundraising events where liquor is to be sold.