Smart Business – A guide to operating an incorporated association in Queensland

Smart Business – A guide to operating an incorporated association in Queensland

If you are involved in operating an incorporated association in Queensland, this guide will help you understand your rights and responsibilities. It will also assist in making sure your incorporated association’s operations comply with both the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 and Associations Incorporation Regulation … Continued
Funding to grow leadership in the flower industry – 2018

Funding to grow leadership in the flower industry – 2018

AFI Magazine article – Issue 60 December 2017 – Page 6 The flower industry has been successful in obtaining funding from the federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources to undertake a project which will reduce fragmentation, build leadership skills and improve communication within … Continued
Get involved in industry associations – 2018

Get involved in industry associations – 2018

AFI Magazine – Issue 62, February 2018 – Page 12-13 Most industries in Australia are represented by industry associations. Typically not-for-profit, industry associations provide members with a range of services, including lobbying on their behalf, support and training. Some associations offer some … Continued
10 practical tips for not-for-profit boards

10 practical tips for not-for-profit boards

10 solutions to common governance problems at industry associations and charities. Author – Keith Roberts FCIS of NFP Analysts Published June 2011
MANAGING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST – A guide for board members

MANAGING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST – A guide for board members

This guide has been developed to help explain what conflicts of interest are and how they can be managed. Conflicts of interest often occur and most people will encounter them when working or volunteering with a charity. They do not need to be a serious … Continued
Where have all our industry groups gone?

Where have all our industry groups gone?

Australian Flower Industry article lamenting the loss of industry leadership at the regional level and highlighting the importance of industry groups.  Urging the industry to rediscover the power of local and regional industry groups. AFI magazine Issue 63 – April 2018 Author Shane … Continued
The Secretary’s Handbook For Queensland Incorporated Associations

The Secretary’s Handbook For Queensland Incorporated Associations

The management committee of an incorporated association is responsible for the operation of the association in accordance with the association’s rules. The position of secretary is a vital role in the management of any association and can be a very … Continued