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.
fairtrading.nsw.gov.au-Starting an association The steps to incorporate vary, depending on whether your group is just starting out or is already an unincorporated body, a co-operative or a company. You cannot incorporate if you are planning to operate as a business … 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
Board_inductions_CTH_0 This fact sheet covers: Why is board induction important? Who is responsible for board inductions? What should happen before an appointment to the board? What should be covered in a board induction? Performance and development of board members A … Continued