Many of Bendigo and Central Victoria's clubs, societies and not for profit organisations work with OFRM to assist the smooth running of their organisation. Having your committee or board use OFRM will reduce the time and stress of dealing with issues that can arise in organisations.

Areas in which OFRM can assist include:

  • establishing your not for profit organisation
  • advising on whether your organisation should incorporate
  • incorporating your organisation
  • structuring your organisation
  • reviewing your organisations constitution
  • tax concessions
  • employment issues
  • intellectual property
  • commercial transactions including leases, agreements
  • advice on the election process for boards and committees
  • committee and member disputes
  • reviewing board policies and delegations
  • board governance reviews and training
  • board performance reviews
  • facilitating planning workshops
  • reviewing your organisations privacy and confidentiality policies and procedures
  • establishing social media policies for your organisation
  • "OFRM legal check" of your not for profit organisation to identify gaps

Your local organisation needs local advice, lawyers who understand the environment in which you live and work as well as the legal issues for organisations. Riley Driscoll and Marika McMahon can assist your organisation, contact them on 03 5445 1000 to arrange an initial appointment to discuss your organisations needs.