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2019 International Research Fellowship
awarded to CLAANZ Director

2019 International Research Fellowship awarded to Wellington barrister
We are delighted to announce that Wellington Barrister and Charities Law expert, Susan Barker,
is the 2019 recipient of the Law Foundation’s International Research Fellowship Te Karahipi
Rangahau a Taiao. The Fellowship is New Zealand’s premier legal research award, providing
recipients up to $125,000 for research that will make a significant contribution to our law.

John Emerson AM Oration

The John Emerson AM Oration was held on 7 August 2019. The Oration was delivered 
by Robert Fitzgerald AM and chaired by Jennifer Batrouney QC, Chair of the Law 
Council's Not-for-Profit and Legal Practice and Charities Committee. 
Watch the video of the event here.

New NFPs UWA Report: Regulation of the 

Contemporary Not-for-profit

Commissioned by the Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, 
supported by the UWA Public Policy Institute and UWA Faculty of Arts, Business,
Law and Education, the report synthesises and analyses themes from discussions
and presentations at a recent summit on NFP regulation. The summit included the
inaugural CLAANZ keynote lecture by the Hon Robert French AC. Key themes are
the need for a national scheme for NFP regulation, need for red tape reduction and
need to focus the ACNC’s second object on supporting the sector.
The report can be downloaded here. Further information about NFPs UWA is available here.

Greenpeace of New Zealand Incorporated

The independent Charities Registration Board has decided that Greenpeace of
New Zealand Incorporated (“Greenpeace”) does not meet the legal requirements
to be registered as a charity. 
Click here to view the decision. Published on 21 March 2018

Regulating Charities - the Inside Story

Edited by Myles McGregor-Lowndes and Bob Wyatt
was launched by Anne Robinson AM
on 21 June 2017.
Click here to access Anne's launch address.
Link to purchase a copy of
Regulating Charities - the Inside Story.