Here is a list of helpful websites and online resources:
- Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC)
The ACNC has the function of improving public understanding of the work of charities and the not-for-profit sector generally.
- Consumer Affairs Victoria
Victoria’s consumer affairs regulator, helping create a competitive and fair marketplace for businesses and consumers.
- Department of Human Services
Setting Up a Community-Managed Not-For-Profit Organisation Toolkit (pdf, 1.19MB).
- Justice Connect
A specialist legal service for not-for-profit community organisations, providing information, training, advice and pro bono referrals.
- Local Community Insurance Services (LCIS)
Specialist insurance provider established to manage the insurance needs of not-for-profit clubs and community groups.
- Not-for-Profit Compliance Support Centre
An online information resource for Victorian not-for-profit community organisations. Its purpose is to help reduce the regulatory compliance burden and increase productivity within the sector.
- Not-for-profit Law Information Hub
Legal information for community organisations.
- Our Community
Provides advice, connections, and training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities.
- Volunteering Victoria
The state peak body for volunteering, focusing on advocacy, sector development and the promotion of volunteering.
- WorkSafe Victoria
Actively working with the community to deliver outstanding workplace safety and return to work, together with insurance protection.