Fact sheets, templates and webinars


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Finding documents

The ROC Flower

The ROC Flower - a resources guide for organisations (PDF 2MB)

A two page pictograph of all the ROC's tools and documents with hyperlinks.  This document will be updated regularly as new tools are created.


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Annual lodgment of information (annual return)


Fact sheets:

Records to be kept by registered organisations (PDF 48.5KB)

Records to be lodged annually by registered organisations (PDF 43.7KB)

Sample documents:

 Sample Annual return template – Organisation with branches (DOCX 25.1KB)

 Sample Annual return template – Organisation with no  branches (DOCX 24.3KB) 


Annual return - checklist - Organisation with branches (DOCX 146.3KB)

Annual return – checklist – Organisation with no branches (DOCX 114.5KB

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Notification of changes

Fact sheets:

 Notification of changes fact sheet (PDF 94.1KB)

Guidance Notes:

 ROC Quiz - Notification of changes (PDF 173.9KB)

Legislative Summaries:

 Summary and historical context of the legislative provisions - notification of changes (PDF 200.1KB)

Sample documents:

 Notification of changes template (DOCX 24.1KB)    


 Notification of changes checklist for ONE change (DOCX 76.7KB)

 Notification of changes checklist for MULTIPLE changes (DOCX 77.9KB)

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Financial reporting

Reporting guidelines:

S253 reporting guidelines (PDF 191.2KB)

Fact sheets:

Guidance Note: Illustrative Auditor's Report (PDF 154.3KB)

Records to be kept by registered organisations (PDF 48.5KB)

Financial reporting process (PDF 52KB)

Summary of financial reporting timelines (PDF 159.7KB)

Loans, grants and donations (PDF 142KB)

Sample documents:

2016-17 model financial statements (DOCX 406.3KB)

Sample statement of loans, grants and donations (DOCX 24.5KB)

Timeline planner (PDF 23.7KB) 


Financial report checklist – advanced assessment (DOCX 140.2KB)

Financial report checklist – primary assessment (DOCX 56.8KB)


Presentation slides (PDF 611.9KB) - from ROC information session on 6 March 2018 at Parramatta RSL Club, NSW 

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Registered auditors

Fact sheets:

Registration of auditors (PDF 176.6KB) 

Roles and obligations of auditors (PDF 54.9KB) 

Guidance Note for completing forms (PDF 354.4KB)


Application for registration as a registered auditor by an individual who is a registered company auditor (DOCX 67.3KB)

Application for registration as a registered auditor by an individual who is not a registered company auditor (DOCX 98.7KB)

Document A: Practical auditing and other equivalent experience (DOCX 43.7KB)

Document B: Capability report (DOCX 32.8KB)

Document C: Capability declaration (DOCX 53KB)

Document D: Auditor competencies logbook (DOCX 54.4KB)

Application to notify the ROC of changes to registration  (DOCX 121.5KB)


 external-icon.png  Auditor registration, registered auditors' obligations, helpful tools and common misconceptions


Fact sheets:

Elections in organisations and their branches (PDF 51KB) 

Sample documents:

Sample notice and statement of prescribed information – Elections  (DOC 66KB)


Elections checklist (DOCX 123.5KB) 

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Officer Induction Kit

Officer induction kit (PDF 493.1KB)

Officer Induction Kit (DOCX 205.4KB)

An induction kit for new officers.  Please note that this document will be regularly updated and cannot be fully printed.

Fact sheets:

Conducting Meetings fact sheet (PDF 42.6KB)

Duties of officers (including case summaries)  (PDF 92KB)  

Certain persons disqualified from holding office in organisations (PDF 39.8KB) 



Webinar - Officer and related party disclosures

Fact sheets:

 Disclosures Fact sheet (PDF 46.7KB)

Sample documents:

 Template Officer and related party disclosure statement (DOC 55.5KB)

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Corrupting Benefits

Fact sheets:

Corrupting Benefits Offences (PDF 205.4KB)

Disclosure Requirements For Bargaining Representatives (PDF 288.6KB).



If you have any questions about the new changes you can call the corrupting benefits helpline on 02 9246 0555.

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Fact sheets:

Protection for whistleblowers fact sheet (PDF 67.7KB)

Penalties for taking a reprisal against a whistleblower (PDF 75.7KB)


Presentation slides (PDF 802.9KB) - from ROC information session on 6 March 2018 at Parramatta RSL Club, NSW

Assessment, Inquiries and Investigations

Presentation slides (PDF 924KB) - from ROC information session on 6 March 2018 at Parramatta RSL Club, NSW