AICD’s 2019 governance principles revamp and governance performance study

Introduction The final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in 2017[1], along with the recently-released interim report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and press reports of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability in [...]

2019-12-19T09:34:46+10:00December 18th, 2019|

Incorporated Association Reform

In late November 2019 the Associations Incorporation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 was introduced into the Queensland Parliament. It will apply to some 22,000 incorporated association as well as some 3,200 ACNC charities that are also registered under the Queensland Collections Act for fundraising purposes. It will finally relieve Queensland [...]

2019-12-19T09:34:33+10:00December 18th, 2019|

Landmark reforms create new child sex abuse crimes

The Queensland parliament is considering a bill intended to provide justice for victims of sex abuse.  The legislation implements recommendations from the recent royal commission.  It is expected to be passed and come into effect in February 2020. The changes include fundamental changes to the criminal law.  Among those changes, responsibility [...]

2019-12-17T09:35:29+10:00December 12th, 2019|