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Virtual discussion group: Emerging professionals – QLD

18 July 2024 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Non-Member $35
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You're a Company Secretary - now what?

The Company Secretary is increasingly seen as the organisation's governance professional and plays an important role in supporting the effectiveness of the board, committees and executives.
Please join this interactive discussion which will cover:
  • What do I do? - core duties and expectations of the role
  • How do i do it? - typical tasks and activities of being a company secretary
  • Who can help me? - useful resources and where to go for help

Bring your thoughts to the table. Join your governance and risk management peers for an informal roundtable exchange of ideas and practical advice. This is your unique opportunity to discuss current trends and issues in your role and an excellent opportunity to build your governance and risk management network.


Kate O’Donohue FGIA FCG, General Manager – Board Support and Compliance, UnitingCare Queensland

Kate has over 20 years’ experience as a governance professional within a range of organisations including ASX listed, large pty ltd and not for profit, and a range of industries, including mining and logistics, finance, health and community services.

Kate is a Graduate of the AICD Company Directors Course, holds a Masters of Corporate Governance and a Bachelor of Arts, and is a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK).  Kate is the General Manager, Board Support and Compliance at UnitingCare Qld and is Chair of not for profit, Institute of Healthy Communities of Australia.

What is in it for you?

Learn about governance and risk management career journeys, the education requirements, and understand more about best practice.

Who should attend?

We welcome anyone who’s starting out or considering a career in governance, especially those in:

  • financial services
  • local and state government
  • not-for-profit organisations and associations
  • health and aged care organisations
  • education sector.

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