In this month’s edition of Christian Media Law Notes: A recent court case highlights some rules for charities regarding procedural fairness when making a decision about an employee; and Fundraising via YouTube.
Christian Media Law Notes February 2016
Procedural Fairness and the Greyhound Trainer
All charity and not-for-profit organisations must observe the principles of procedural fairness when making a decision regarding an employee, especially if that decision has the potential to affect the rights, interests or legitimate expectations of an individual.
A recent Supreme Court case involving a greyhound trainer and former President of the United Queensland Greyhounds Association highlights some simple rules for charities and not-for-profit organisations regarding procedural fairness.
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Fundraising the YouTube Way
YouTube has recently added the ability for YouTube content providers in the United States to add donation cards to their videos. This allows
US viewers to send funds to the charities that the content provider supports. There are plans to open this feature up to more countries “so
creators across the world can power nonprofits they care about.” But would this work in Australia?
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