Country Idealist Profiles

Western Australia Funding

Funding:

1 -Any collection of money or goods from the public in Western Australia that are deemed to be for a charitable purpose.

2- Street collections in the Perth metropolitan area regardless of the purpose.

In Western Australia raffles are  regulated by the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor.

What permits or approvals are required?

1- To collect money or goods for a charitable purpose a licence is required under the Charitable Collections Act (1946). The application for a licence is considered by the Charitable Collections Advisory Committee who make recommendations to the Minister for Consumer and Employment Protection. This process can take two to three months.

2 Any organisation wanting to conduct a street collection in Perth, whether licensed under the Charitable Collections Act or not, must have a separate street collection permit. This permit is also granted by the Minister for Consumer and Employment Protection www.docep.wa.gov.au/charitiesand requires approximately six weeks notice to be granted. Street collections are generally held on Fridays.

http://www.community.wa.gov.au/DFC/Communities/Volunteers/GrantsandFunding/

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