Compliance Overview

Compliance Framework
Compliance Driver Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 (NSW)
Classification Level 2
University-wide requirement. Lower impacts.
Associated Legislation
Associated Standards None
Associated Codes None
Associated Information None
Return to Top Administrative Information
Administrative Body NSW Fair Trading
Administrative Name
Administrative Address  
Administrative Phone 02 9895 0011
Administrative Email charity.inquiries@finance.nsw.gov.au
Administrative Website http://www.olgr.nsw.gov.au/charitable_home.asp
Return to Top General Introduction
VC Compliance Delegate Mingan Choct, Pro Vice-Chancellor (External Relations)
Compliance Coordinator Robert Heather, Director Advancement, Communications and Events
Business Units Impacted
  • Advancement, Communications, and Events Directorate
  • Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (External Relations)
  • UNE Foundation Limited
  • UNE Life
Overview The objects of the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 are:

- to promote proper and efficient management and administration of fundraising appeals for charitable purposes;
- to ensure proper keeping and auditing of accounts in connection with such appeals; and
- to prevent deception of members of the public who desire to support worthy causes.

Under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 a person or organisation wishing to raise money for charitable purposes " a fundraising appeal " must hold an authority to fundraise.