A Registered Charity (Victoria)
In distinguishing themselves from other churches, the Two-by-Twos have traditionally emphasized that they are not organized, are not a denomination, do not have property, do not have a name, are not incorporated, have no hierarchy, etc. They have preached and stated this so often that it qualifies as a tenet of the group. They have also used these characteristics to deride other churches/groups and to show that they are "false churches" or "synagogues of Satan." Many Two-by-Twos are disturbed by revelations of the true nature of the group's hierarchy and its false representations. Others resort to contorted rationalizations to justify the existence of these things, while continuing to condemn them in other groups.
As in other areas of the globe, the Two-by-Two hierarchy has long (since the 1930s) taken names and established legal structures for communications with governments and outsiders, handling the church assets, etc. For example, in the state of Victoria, they have registered as a charitable organization. In addition, the then Victorian overseer gave testimony that the organization was financially "well off" with funds and other assets managed by trusts.
source: www.acnc.gov.au"(March 2017)
source: (March 2017)
From the Second World War until at least until the 1970s, the sect had registered with the Australian government and conducted business under the name "Christian Assemblies of Australia." According to a letter by overseer William C. "Bill" Carroll, the sect had owned property under that name (in trust arrangements) since 1917. Possibily due to previous factionalism between Australian senior overseers, different national fields have adopted their own variations of "United Christian Conventions" over the years on their letterheads.