On 22 November 2019, we proudly held our annual Not-for-profit Breakfast.  This year, we were delighted to have the preeminent Murray Baird, former Assistant Commissioner for the ACNC, who spoke about income generation for charities in a world post the seminal High Court of Australia decision of Word Investments, which Murray lead with Jennifer Batrouney, QC.

Myles McGregor-Lowndes then looked at international trends of ho w charities are funded and how they have been funded over time and looked at reform and changes which will be coming in 2020.

We very much enjoyed seeing all those who were able to attend and hear Murray and Myles speak.

 

 

 

 

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