Strategic planning

Good governance guide

The Good Governance Guide is a practical resource for anyone involved in the decision-making process in Victoria’s local government sector. It focuses on the areas where good governance has the most impact and offers suggestions for how it can work.

PEST and SWOT analysis template

PEST (Political, Economic, Social, Technological) analysis and SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis are common tools used in strategic planning for corporations.  This document provides examples used in PBC workshops and is therefore relevant to PBC business. It can be used as template to be modified to your PBC's needs. 

Commercial opportunities from Native Title: The Antakirinja Matu-Yankunytjatjara peoples' journey to economic benefit

The Coober Pedy region of South Australia is the traditional country of the Antakirinja Matu-Yankunytjatjara people. The Native Title journey of the Antakirinja Matu-Yankunytjatjara people started in 1995 when their claim commenced. After achieving Native Title determination, successfully negotiating a number of ILUAs and winning their first major commercial contract, their journey continues today.

Governing the Organisation

The topic 'Governing the Organisation' from the Indigenous Governance Toolkit has nine sections.

  1. Governing the organisation
  2. Roles, responsibilities and rights of a governing body
  3. Accountability: what is it, to whom and how?
  4. Decision-making by the governing body
  5. Governing finances and resources
  6. Communicating
  7. Future planning
  8. Building capacity and confidence for governing bodies
  9. Case studies

Statistics for Community Governance: The Yawuru Indigenous Population Survey of Broome

This paper presents a case study of an exercise in Aboriginal community governance. It sets out the background events that led the Yawuru Native Title Holders Aboriginal Corporation to secure information for its own needs as an act of self-determination and essential governance, and it presents some of the key findings from that exercise