Inquiry under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991

On 15 May 2017 the Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation appointed the Honourable Patricia Anne Bergin SC as an authorised inspector under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 to investigate the fundraising activities of the following entities in the context of allegations of financial misconduct – namely, the Returned and Service League of Australia (New South Wales Branch), the RSL Welfare and Benevolent Institution (also known as RSL DefenceCare) and its trustees and RSL LifeCare Limited.

The terms of the Inquiry can be found here.

The authorised inspector is required to report to the Minister by 1 February 2018 regarding the information obtained by the Inquiry and any appropriate recommendations.

For more information please email contact@RSLInquiry.nsw.gov.au or call 1800 213 428.