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  • Good Governance Guide — Board structure

    It is considered good governance for a not-for-profit (NFP) organisation to structure its board to ensure achievement of its purpose while meeting its ethical, legal and financial obligations.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 59.57 KB
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  • Protecting Company Officers (2019)

    This publication goes through the process of how to protect company officers by: discussing who precisely an officer is; identifying sources of risk for officers; and outlining ways to manage and transfer some of those risks. In this publication, references to directors and officers are to directors and officers of companies registered under the Corporations Act 2001.

    Technical Booklets · File type PDF · Size 240.9 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — A practical guide to categorising risk

    In order to better identify and manage risk, it is good governance for an organisation which plans to use a risk register as a tool to capture, analyse and monitor the risks which it has identified as part of its risk management framework, to classify those risks into separate categories.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 45.89 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 49.77 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Developing a risk register

    It is good governance for an organisation to have a risk framework and a defined risk appetite. In doing so, it is good to have a mechanism/tool for capturing, analysing and monitoring risk-related information.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 47.15 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Risk management overview

    It is good governance for an entity to ensure that all directors and senior executives have a shared understanding of risk, which is the effect of uncertainty on an entity achieving its strategic objectives and maintaining its long-term viability and reputation.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 50.44 KB
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  • Managing Conflicts of Interest in the Not-for-Profit Sector (2012)

    As in the private sector, directors and other officers in the NFP sector must answer to regulators, the beneficiaries of their services, their own members, the sources of their funds and the public at large. Managing conflicts of interest and maintaining reputation and the support of funders and the public are of vital importance.

    Technical Booklets · File type PDF · Size 548.79 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Issues to consider in relation to political donations

    It is good governance for a company to establish a policy or protocol in relation to political donations in Australia.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 50.16 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 — Stewardship

    Governance encompasses not only the system by which organisations are controlled, but the mechanisms by which organisations and those who comprise them are held to account.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 51.15 KB
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  • Good Governance Guide — Issues to consider when developing a policy on bribery and corruption

    As organisations continue to operate across jurisdictional boundaries, they increasingly need to consider the threat and management of bribery and corruption. Australian organisations, and their directors and officers are subject to various Australian antibribery and corruption legislation.

    Good Governance Guides · File type PDF · Size 47.28 KB
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