Associations often incorporate under the Associations Incorporation Act of a state or territory and later decide
Conducting General Meetings
Members usually have a voice in the conduct of their association only once per year at an Annual General Meeting.
An array of matters in an association require policies as a base to guide operations. Issues such as privacy,
Fundraising including Charitable Trusts and Bequests
Associations need a diverse range of income sources. As well as membership, event and sponsorship income
Associations have the same pressures as commercial businesses and government in that they have staff, premises, provide services and buy products.