The Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (CLAANZ)

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CLAANZ Annual Lecture & third John Emerson AM Oration 202212 December 2022, 5.30 - 6.30pm (AEST) Melbourne and online

The Oration was delivered by Professor Oonagh Breen and co-chaired by Seak-King Huang, Chair of the Charities and Not-for-Profit Committee, and Associate Professor Ian Murray, Chair of the Board of CLAANZ.

A recording of the annual lecture and oration can be viewed here.

New Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)

The Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (CLAANZ) congratulates Sue Woodward AM on her appointment as the incoming Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. 

CLAANZ's purposes are focussed on education, development and reform in charity law. Accordingly, CLAANZ is excited to note Sue Woodward's long history in the charities and not-for-profits sector, involving significant leadership in education, research and reform and a deep understanding of charity law. Sue Woodward played a key role in the initial creation of the ACNC and has championed education, research, reform and guidance through her leadership of the Not-for-profit Law service at Justice Connect and more broadly, such as through the Fix Fundraising Initiative.

We welcome the new Commissioner and look forward to working with her to support and sustain a strong not for profit sector in Australia that has the trust and confidence of the Australian community.

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