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  • Good Governance Guide — Conflicts of interest in not-for-profit organisations

    Directors have a duty under common law and under the Corporations Act to act in the best interests of the not-for- profit (NFP) organisation that they serve. Directors should not seek to benefit from the NFP, and should not be influenced by their wider interests when making decisions affecting the NFP.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 50.51 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Technology Governance

    It is good governance for organisations to consider how they will oversee technology risks, opportunities, projects and business-as-usual activities.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 98.48 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Cybersecurity

    It is good governance for organisations to consider how they will ensure the effective management of cyber risks, determine appropriate policies and develop insightful reports within their cybersecurity framework.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 61.88 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Issues to consider when developing a policy on directors appointed by sponsoring bodies

    The appointment of a director or trustee by a sponsoring body creates a situation where the appointed directors or trustee may have a conflict of interest or duty between the superannuation entity and the sponsoring body.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 174.07 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Performance Management Systems — Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (public sector)

    The governance of an organisation is improved by having in place systems that effectively and efficiently manage, monitor and report to stakeholders regularly on the organisation’s performance.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 49.23 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Compliance

    A framework of internal policies and procedures is essential to assist employees to understand and give effect to an organisation’s compliance obligations.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 111.7 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Emerging Risks

    The risk landscape is constantly evolving, requiring frequent review of the organisation’s risks against that landscape, to ascertain the emerging risks. It is good governance for organisations to consider emerging risks when developing and then maintaining and reviewing their risk registers.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 109.85 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Risk governance

    Those exercising authority and making decisions within an organisation exercise power to facilitate the strategic objectives of the organisation. Each entity is faced with a range of risks that it needs to identify and manage in order to achieve strategic objectives.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 120.59 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Integrated organisational planning

    Strategic (or corporate) and operational planning are well established features of the public sector. It is good governance for public sector entities to plan for their future. For some public sector entities, such planning is mandated by legislation while for others it is a policy requirement.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 51.44 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Risk appetite statement

    It is good governance for organisations to articulate and communicate their appetite for risk with a formal risk appetite statement. Regulators may require the board to set a risk appetite statement.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 119.93 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Issues to consider when constituting audit and risk committees

    The board of directors is charged with oversight of the audit and risk management of the company. It is good governance for all entities to consider the manner in which audit and risk is managed within their organisation.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 122.33 KB
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