More information: Community organisations


The following legislation relates to community organisations:

Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 (Vic);

Associations Incorporation Reform Regulations 2012 (Vic);

Co-operatives Act 1996 (Vic);

Co-operatives National Law Application Act 2013 (Vic);

Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

Victorian Acts and regulations are available from the government website,


Austin, R & Ramsay, I 2018, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles and Corporations Law, 17th edn, LexisNexis.

Justice Connect Not-for-profit Law 2018, Secretary’s Satchel,

Lang, AD 2015, Horsley’s Meetings: Procedure, Law and Practice, 7th edn, LexisNexis.