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Treasurer

The purpose of this page is to be a source of information about the Treasurer position within Melbourne Wireless. Eventually this will contain financial reports and other such documents for review by the group.

Current Treasurer

Michael Campion

Previous Tresurers

2005 - Tyson Clugg
2004 - James Healy
2003 - James Healy
2002 - Tyson Clugg


Financial Reports

Sorry, there are no reports available yet. Come back soon.

Relevant Sections of Rules for an Incorporated Association (Mandate)

The following information has been taken from:
ASSOCIATIONS INCORPORATION ACT (1981)
SCHEDULE .5
MODEL RULES
For an
INCORPORATED ASSOCIATION


The External linkfull document can be found on the External linkConsumer & Business Affairs site.

Extracts


32. Funds
(1) The Treasurer of the Association must-:
(a) collect and receive all moneys due to the Association and make all payments authorised by the Association; and
(b) keep correct accounts and books showing the financial affairs of the Association with full details of all receipts and expenditure connected with the activities of the Association.

(2) All cheques, drafts, bills of exchange, promissory notes and other negotiable instruments must be signed by two members of the committee.

(3) The funds of the Association shall be derived from entrance fees, annual subscriptions, donations and such other sources as the committee determines.

36. Custody and inspection of books and records

(2) All accounts, books, securities and any other relevant documents of the Association must be available for inspection free of charge by any member upon request.

(3) A member may make a copy of any accounts, books, securities and any other relevant documents of the Association.

Useful Information

External linkVoluntary Teasurer's Handbook (63 page PDF, 525 KB)
Voluntary Treasurer's Handbook
(for small non-profit organisations)
This handbook also includes GST & taxation checklists.

External linkThe Voluntary Sector Handbook
This handbook has been designed for use by those people who perform a financial management or administration role for non-profit organisations. It acts as a practical guide to GST issues, which are specific to the community sector.

External linkHow to Keep Your Business Records (76 page PDF, 664 KB)
This guide sets out some good record keeping practices for small businesses and non-profit organisations. It takes you step by step through the records you need to keep for the day-to-day running of your business or organisation, including the information you need to complete your activity statement and your annual income tax return.

External linkThe Shoebox Tutor System
The Shoebox Tutor System is designed to help smaller community service and not-for-profit organisations organise their financial records.

External linkTax Assistance: 1
The first in a series of articles from the ATO on taxation issues effecting the not-for-profit sector. This article looks at who is required to register for the GST and includes contact info.

External linkTax Assistance: 2
The second in a series of articles from the ATO on taxation issues effecting the not-for-profit sector. This article advises how you can cancel your registration, and the obligations associated with doing so.

External linkDeveloping and managing a community group
Take advantage of our extensive library of practical free Help Sheets and low-cost How-To guides.


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