Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Australia Law Questions
I an the president of Sculptors Society Gold Coast Inc. Our
I an the president of Sculptors Society Gold Coast Inc. Our treasurer has resigned over a month ago and has refused to hand over the files. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Just curious to see if a business owner for a sport would
Hi, just curious to see if a business owner for a sport would have a conflict of interest if he applied to be the President of the State governing body of that sport, when most other clubs are non for… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
In an association if a member is part of a subcommittee of
Hi in an association if a member is part of a subcommittee of the management committee are they considered part of the management team of the association … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,903 satisfied customers
Can a committee be removed at an EGM? NSW, The President
The President refuses to take motions re this. They have been presented to him … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I am the treasurer of a building committee apartment
I am the treasurer of a building committee for an apartment complex. I have serious concerns that some members of the committee who have a majority when voting are not working and making decisions on … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,903 satisfied customers
Hi there I am treasurer of a local theatre group Gemco Players
Hi there I am treasurer of a local theatre group Gemco Players A0029443J. There was a committee meeting which allocated the volunteer manager of the new theatre "out of pocket expenses" up to $5000 pe… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
I AM A DEPUTY FOR A NONE PROFIT ASSOCIATION WE IN THE PROCESS
I AM A DEPUTY FOR A NONE PROFIT ASSOCIATION WE IN THE PROCESS OF CHANGING OUR CONSTITUTION. tHE DEPUTY CHANCELOR SAYS OUR CONSTITUTION IS AGAINST THE LAW AND WISHES US TO PUT A VISITOR CLAUSE .THE COM… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
Is there any law which prohibits a person or entity, not a
Is there any law which prohibits a person or entity, not a business competitor as such, from deliberately and unconscionably acting to bring about the demise of a particular business, in order that th… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,903 satisfied customers
Do ex-officio members of the sub-committees of the committee
Do ex-officio members of the sub-committees of the committee of management of a not-for -profit organisation have the same rights as all other members? Do all members of a sub-committee have the same … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,903 satisfied customers
Not for profit incorporated org. If the Vice President acting
Not for profit incorporated org. If the Vice President acting as President did not go through the norm process of taking a project through the process of discussion in a committee. On his/her own lodg… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,903 satisfied customers
We are a not for profit childrens services in remote NSW. One
We are a not for profit childrens services in remote NSW. One of our workers is currently on stress leave that has been bought about by ( she Quotes) harrassement and bullying by committee and staff. … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
A previous treasurer of our organization joined another group,
A previous treasurer of our organization joined another group, and was a committee member with them. She disclosed financial & legal business to this group which resulted in them making a bid for the … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,903 satisfied customers
I have been working nine years for a charity run by commitee
I have been working nine years for a charity run by commitee as their crisis service manager. My husband served on the COM of that charity for 7 years but stayed out of decisions that involved me due … read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
My wife was a senior official in one of the National Sporting
My wife was a senior official in one of the National Sporting Organisations (recognised by the Australian Sports Commission). As a result of a conflict with the president who refused to provide some m… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
I was employed by a club from 1989 to 2004. In that time
I was employed by a club from 1989 to 2004. In that time I suffered an injury and eventually couldn't continue working due to my injuries. I've been on Worker's Comp since then. In 2007 I became a Dir… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,903 satisfied customers
If a person in a member of a committee asking for financial
If a person in a member of a committee asking for financial support from an incorporated association, and that person is also part of the executive of the incorporated association, is it a conflict of… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
I am writing as the manager of a Neighbourhood House which
I am writing as the manager of a Neighbourhood House which is Incorporated, we held our AGM yesterday and a dependant child (over 21),of an employee of the House and also the sister of another employe… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
Hi , I am a General Manager of a small not for profit organisation.
Hi , I am a General Manager of a small not for profit organisation. Unfortuntaley our committee are not commercialyl trained and have no business management background. On my commencement, I received … read more
Katrina Bell
Katrina Bell
Barrister Sole
Bachelor's Degree
468 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Deborah Awyzio

Deborah Awyzio

Solicitor

863 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience

Sean

Sean

Experienced lawyer

855 satisfied customers

Law degree with 1st class honours from Australian National University.

Darren Kruse

Darren Kruse

Solicitor

16 satisfied customers

Practising in in Personal Injury, Workcover, Civil Disputes, Family, Wills and Estates and Criminal law.

Leon

Leon

Solicitor

51,903 satisfied customers

BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

18,693 satisfied customers

Family Law, Commercial Law, Property law, Probate & Wills, Employment Law, International Law, Criminal and Traffic Law, Litigation Tribunal & Courts

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,501 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

Patrick H.

Patrick H.

Lawyer

5,422 satisfied customers

Dip Law LPAB - Sydney based lawyer

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x