Steps to becoming an incorporated association, including choosing a name, adopting a set of rules, electing a management committee and lodging your application.
You have certain responsibilities once your association becomes incorporated. Get details about what you need to do during this early period.
Find the full list of forms and fees to run your association. This includes setting up, closing, changing details, reporting or transferring status.
Find out how to bring your association to a close. Get details about what you need to do, including what happens if the association is insolvent.
You can get details of any incorporated association. Find out how to request a search or order document extracts. These services will cost a fee.
Do it online
Some Fair Trading services are now online.
Unincorporated associations can:
Incorporated associations can:
Operating outside Queensland
If your association will do business outside Queensland, you need to become a registered Australian body with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
Incorporated associations guide
We have published a Smart business guide for incorporated associations.
Download or print the guide for details about running an association.
It gives you all the information, but check this website to make sure it’s still up-to-date.