whole_of_organisation_governance A clear whole-of-organisation governance framework supports the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives by clarifying that decision-making is tied to risk and there is accountability for the exercise of authority. But it is also about empowering employees — allowing them to respond … Continued
startingandrunningyourcommunityorganisation_aguide This Guide to establishing and running successful and sustainable community organisations aims to improve participation by new and emerging community members in Australian society and strengthen their ability to better support their communities.
managing-culture-good-practice-guide The multidimensional approach to exploring risk culture written about here draws out best practice and informs pathways to change. Importantly though, a chapter is assigned to the roles and responsibilities for those who govern and direct businesses. The book explores good … Continued
Introduction_to_the_board_member_role_for_new_board_members As a new board member, you should understand the role of the board you sit on and your role as a member of that board. This fact sheet has been prepared to help new board members understand these roles, … Continued
Incorporation of an association_ Fair Trading NSW managing-culture-good-practice-guide While there are benefits to be gained from incorporation, there are also obligations. These include annual reporting obligations, maintaining minutes, proper financial and membership records and registers. Incorporation is not compulsory and you may … Continued
Incorporated associations in the ACT guide The purpose of this guide is to support the administration of the Associations Incorporation Act 1991 (the Act) by providing information for applicants and existing associations on their obligations.
fiduciary_duty Officers and directors control the destiny of the company, not for their own benefit but rather for the benefit of all members. They are the stewards of the company’s property and operations and they are accountable for that stewardship.
Duties_Guide_CTH_2 This guide is about the legal duties that apply to people involved in governing not-for-profit (NFP) organisations in Australia – that is, people who sit on a committee or board, or are office holders (someone with control and influence … Continued
DamnGoodAdviceForTreasurers Your Board has delegated to you the responsibility for ensuring that all the organisation’s financial rules are observed, all the correct financial procedures are followed, and all financial decisions are taken in the light of all necessary information.
DamnGoodAdviceBoardMembers One of the primary responsibilities of a member of a board of a not-for-profit organisation is to keep an eye on the finances. You don’t have to produce the financial reports, but you will have to examine and assess this material when … Continued