An incorporated association is an association registered under state government legislation for example in Queensland, the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 applies. There may be any number of reasons why an incorporated association may determine that it ought change from an association to a public company limited by guarantee. For a simple discussion about this you might like to have a look at https://www.nfplaw.org.au/sites/default/files/media/Changing_structure_QLD_2.pdf
Lesleigh has helped many associations through the process of transitioning from an association to a company. Apart from helping with the documents required and the process involved, Lesleigh will help you consider:
- the pros and cons of making the transition;
- what the company structure might look like compared to the association structure including its optimum membership and governance model;
- how to communicate and work with members and other stakeholders to manage the process well.
Contact Lesleigh on 0488056066 or by email.