In this statement, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Governance Institute of Australia (Governance Institute) summarise key principles, provide their view on matters to be included in minutes, and consider the approach to board papers and document retention policies.
This guide is for people who are, or are thinking of becoming, board members of a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). It focuses on good governance and how it helps charities in the context of their obligations.
This board induction checklist provides a downloadable template for your PBC to formalise the induction process of new board members. It contains suggestions on documents to be included in an induction kit and when and by whom the new board is inducted.
The PBC website acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and their continuing
connection to land, culture and community.
We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.
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