The recent 2017 Australian Governance Summit focused on importance of ethical decision making. However Barry Rafe, Greenpeace Australia’s director noted that there can be circumstances When Charities Need to Break the Law. He spoke of the vastly different ethical decisions advocacy organisations must make in their day-to-day work. “You can’t be on the Greenpeace board and be timid…. I’ve learnt that as humans we’ve got a human right to break the law”.