Guidelines: Whole-of-organisation governance

Guidelines: Whole-of-organisation governance

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
Managing Culture – A good practice guide

Managing Culture – A good practice guide

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
Incorporated Associations in the ACT – Guide

Incorporated Associations in the ACT – Guide

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.
NSW – Starting an Association

NSW – Starting an Association

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
Damn Good Advice for Treasurers

Damn Good Advice for Treasurers

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.
Board Inductions – Bringing on a New Board Member

Board Inductions – Bringing on a New Board Member

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
A guide to the Associations Incorporation Act 1985

A guide to the Associations Incorporation Act 1985

Associations_Incorporation_Act_1985_South_Australia You can form an association for many reasons, but, if you want it to continue to develop and grow after your involvement with it has finished, how can you achieve that? An incorporated association offers a number of advantages. Perhaps most importantly, … 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
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
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