Changes to the ACNC Revenue Thresholds and Related Party Transaction Disclosure Requirements

Amendments to the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission Regulation 2013 came into effect on 13 November 2021. Notably, the amendments: Facilitate increased publishing of charity program updates on the ACNC public Charity Register; Substantially change the reporting threshold requirements, starting from the 2022 Annual Information Statement reporting period; Effectively require all medium and large registered … Read more

What to do if you suspect Elder Abuse?

We are hearing more and more about elder abuse in the media every day. We also know that times of increased family pressure (like the festive season) often leads to more cases of reported elder abuse. But what is elder abuse? What are the signs? And what can we do about it? What is Elder … Read more

Proposed Amendments to Property Law Act in Queensland

Electronic Execution of Deeds It almost goes without saying that the COVID-19 Pandemic has caused change and upheaval in almost every aspect of life. Law is no exception. Lawmakers from all over the world have struggled to keep up with the sheer amount of change and uncertainty caused by COVID-19. This has included forcing lawmakers … Read more

What do I need to know before signing an Aged Care Resident and Accommodation Agreement?

What is an Aged Care Resident and Accommodation Agreement? A ‘resident agreement’ is the agreement between you and your aged care provider regarding the services they will provide you and the cost of those services. An ‘accommodation agreement’ is the agreement between you and your provider regarding your accommodation. The accommodation agreement covers matters such … Read more

What are the main costs of moving into aged care?

It is important that you understand the cost components of living in aged care before you sign a resident and accommodation agreement. If you do not take the time to properly understand each component, there is a risk that you may end up financially over committed. There are 2 main costs that you need to … Read more