2021 AGM Season: Use of Technology – Will Covid-19 Provisions Become Permanent?

During the Covid Crisis, the Government has twice had to introduce changes to allow companies to meet and carry out key functions such as executing documents without breaching public health orders. While there are provisions in place to allow the 2021 AGM season to proceed, permanent changes to the Corporations Act are currently under consideration.

Temporary change to obligations of incorporated associations

The States and Territories have introduced some temporary changes affecting incorporated associations. The changes are in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and are to accommodate for new social distancing laws. Incorporated associations in the ACT ACT-based incorporated associations have been granted a 3-month extension on their Annual General Meeting (AGM) requirements, applicable up until 30 …
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Legislation changes for ACT incorporated associations

It is important for any organisation to stay on top of regulatory changes. For associations incorporated in the ACT (Associations) there have been at least two important changes to be aware, changes to the Associations Incorporation Act 1991 (ACT) (Associations Act) and the potential new requirement to have a Whistleblower Policy, brought in by the …
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