As an Indigenous Corporation with ORIC (Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations) and registered Charity Organisation with the ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission), we are dedicated to serving and supporting the community and we invite people from all communities, backgrounds, and life journeys to join our membership, to ensure we have a diverse range of voices who are voting members of our charity.
Below you will find our Constitution (the Rule Book) which is regulated under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006, which is also approved under the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012,
We also have below our Membership Application form, which you will need to complete and return alongside Your resume and a brief cover letter about yourself to Info@charityconsultants.org.au
As a member of our Charity you will have the following rights:
A member can:
attend, speak and vote at general meetings;
be made a director (if the member is eligible to be a director—see rule 5.3 on the eligibility of directors);
put forward resolutions at general meetings, including under rule 4.6;
ask the directors to call a general meeting under rule 4.3;
look at the members’ register free of charge;
look at the minutes of general meetings and AGMs free of charge;
raise a dispute and have a dispute dealt with using rule 10; and
look at the books of the corporation if the directors have authorised it or the members pass a resolution at a members’ meeting which approves it.
Members have the following responsibilities
A member must:
follow the corporation’s rules;
let the corporation know if they change their address; and
treat other members with respect.
members should also attend general meetings (including AGMs) or give their apologies within 72 hours (minimum) of the meeting.
The members of the corporation are required to make a $10 donation annually or monthly, which membership fees can be paid via visiting https://www.charityconsultants.org/support
where you can choose how you want to support the charity, PayPal will issue you with a receipt.
Liability of Members
The members do not have to pay the corporation’s debts if the corporation is wound up.
For further information, please read our constitution 3.1, pages 4 and 5, or email email@example.com