This event offers an opportunity for volunteer board members to connect with one another to build their network and share knowledge across the ACT Community Sector.
New / prospective board member
Facilitated by the ACT Human Services Registrar of the Quality, Complaints and Regulation branch of Community Services Directorate
This seminar aims to support community organisations to build their capability in identifying and managing their own organisational risk through improved financial acumen.This includes understanding the importance of quality governance structures, financial reporting, business planning, and risk management.
Taking a proactive approach to improving cyber security governance - the dots between IT and the business, and providing the board with the information it needs - can help position the company and the board to more selectively address the evolving threat and implications of a major cyber security breach.
The report covers:
Resilient Community Organisations is a toolkit to support community organisations build their resilience to disasters and emergencies. It includes:
These help sheets and checklists are designed to help you introduce and improve risk management processes in your not-for-profit organisation so you can provide a safe environment for your staff, members, contractors, visitors and volunteers.
Every director should feel capable of and responsible for oversight of the IT function. A starter list of questions, coupled with natural curiosity, should allow each of us to engage on IT topics with appropriate authority.
Directors have a direct legal duty to implement and monitor systems which ensure safe working conditions in their workplaces as far as reasonably practical. In nearly all Australian jurisdictions, there is a positive obligation on directors to exercise due diligence in relation to work health and safety.
The link above is a list of peak bodies in the ACT. If you are unfamiliar with what a peak body is, please see the following definition taken from a South Australia Council of Social Service Information Paper (May 2011):