New South Wales Court of Appeal - Decisions of Interest Search - Area of law: Charities


  1. 19/10/2015
    Charities: charitable trust; whether providing housing for low income persons charitable; whether providing training, vocational and skills development charitable
    Community Housing Limited v Clarence Valley Council  [2015] NSWCA 327
  2. 16/11/2012New Zealand
    Charities: charitable purposes; exclusion of entities with political purposes; whether Greenpeace’s objects of promoting peace and nuclear disarmament and elimination of weapons of mass destruction a charitable purpose; whether object of promoting adoption of legislation and use of political purposes only ancillary and not independent; whether exclusion for political purpose entities should be removed in line with Aid/Watch Incorporated v Commissioner of Taxation [2010] HCA 42; 241 CLR 539; held political purposes ancillary only; whether political purpose exclusion should be removed a matter for Parliament
    Greenpeace of New Zealand Incorporated   [2012] NZCA 533
  3. 15/03/2011
    Charities: Whether promotion of sport is a charitable purpose under Payroll Tax Act 2007, s 48
    Northern NSW Football Ltd v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue  [2011] NSWCA 51