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COVID-19 coronavirus notice To assist organisations impacted by COVID-19 coronavirus, licence holders whose annual financial statements are due for lodgement between 31 March 2020 and 30 August 2020 now have until 30 September 2020 to submit the required documents with Consumer Protection. A...
Charity licence requirements
Each licence holder has a governing body that is responsible for the management of the organisation and its operations. The name of the governing body can vary depending on the organisation’s structure and may be known as the management committee, board of directors or trustees. When applying for a...
Charity licence requirements
Surrendering a licence If a licence holder does not conduct any charitable collection activities in Western Australia over a continuous 12 month period it is required to surrender its licence to the Commissioner for Consumer Protection (the Commissioner). If there is a reason why the organisation...
Charity licence applications
On 1 July 2020, Consumer Protection introduced continuous licences for Western Australian charitable collectors. These reforms are being implemented in stages and all licences issued between 1 January 2019 and 30 June 2020 will be cancelled and re-issued as continuous licences. For all remaining...
Charity licence applications
Members have a crucial role in ensuring their association conducts its affairs in an acceptable way. If there is a problem in the association, members and committees should make all reasonable attempts to resolve any complaints themselves, whether informally or through the dispute resolution...
Fees, forms and publications
Lanie Chopping is the current Commissioner for Consumer Protection in Western Australia and Acting Executive Director, Consumer Protection (Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety). Prior to being appointed to act in this role from January 2020, Lanie was the head of the Priorities...
About us
Associations and clubs are required to submit an information statement to Consumer Protection every year. This statement confirms the association is still active, eligible to be incorporated and has held its Annual General Meeting (AGM). Important change: New reporting exemption for associations...
Running an association
Changes to the rules, names or objects of an incorporated association can only be made by passing a special resolution at a general meeting. The publications and videos on this page will assist the association to review, update and lodge the rules. Changes of rules work book To get started download...
Running an association
Reporting requirements for tier 2 and 3 associations Tier 2 and tier 3 associations must prepare a financial report containing financial statements and notes that comply with the accounting standards. Qualifications of reviewers and auditors The regulations set out the qualifications for reviewers...
Running an association
A benefit of incorporating is an association has perpetual succession, which means it can continue to exist regardless of any changes to it its membership. However, there may come a time where the association has a lack of members or there is no longer any interest in continuing its activities and...
Running an association

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Renters affected by family and domestic violence (FDV) can now: Go Exit a tenancy agreement without going to court, with as little as 7 days’ notice. S tay Remove a perpetrator’s name from a lease by...
Consumer Protection
Poster
18 Jun 2019
All incorporated associations are required by the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 to provide for the Schedule 1 items in the rules (often called the constitution). After 1 July 2019 if an...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
14 May 2019
Consumer Protection (CP) Western Australia’s Facebook page is managed by the CP Media team. We’re real people, not bots, so please be nice to us. By using or accessing our page, you’re agreeing to...
Consumer Protection
Information
09 Jan 2019
Tenancy WA in conjunction with the Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services WA are providing training on the upcoming ‘Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence)...
Consumer Protection
Promotions
14 Apr 2019
Consumer Protection WA, in conjunction with the Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre, is hosting a networking session and delivering a presentation outlining upcoming FDV related tenancy law...
Consumer Protection
Alert
03 Sep 2018
Should you require assistance with completing this form please contact Charities branch by telephone on 1300 304 074 (within Australia) or email . This application should only be lodged in...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
23 Jun 2020
Should you require assistance with completing this form please contact Charities branch by telephone on 1300 304 074 (within Australia) or email . What do I need to complete an application To...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
13 Apr 2021
Should you require assistance with completing this form please contact Charities branch by telephone on 1300 304 074 (within Australia) or email . What do I need to complete an application To...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
13 Apr 2021
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Consumer Protection
Information
15 May 2018
All incorporated associations are required to provide for 19 Schedule 1 items in the rules. The below table shows where each of the Schedule 1 matters has been provided for in the model rules:...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
14 May 2018

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