Good governance in practice: financial decision-making

In this month’s podcast we talk about financial decision-making in registered organisations, and the practical steps you can take to meet the expected standards of conduct in your organisation. We also discuss how organisations can promote good governance. 

Episode highlights

1:30     Typical financial issues
3:25     Statutory duties under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 
8:30     Officers and their responsibilities
9:50     Financial governance training course 
15:10   Record keeping in a registered organisation
19:10   Inappropriate credit card use

Downloads and links

Episode 31 transcript
Episode 11: Good governance in practice: record keeping and decision making
Episode 25: Good governance in practice: the duties of officers
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