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Boards, Governance and Leadership

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Time: 1pm to 3pm SA | 1.30pm to 3.30pm VIC, NSW, ACT, TAS | 10.30am to 12.30pm WA | 12pm to 2pm NT | 12.30pm to 2.30pm QLD 

This workshop explores the roles and responsibilities of board members. It covers the important fiduciary duties, and takes a dive into the Acts, Regulations, Codes and Policies that apply to organisations governed by a board or committee.

This workshop is a great refresher for the more experienced and a useful induction for new board members. We’ll cover the following, as well as answering all your questions:

  • Responsibilities of board members How to access and utilise relevant consumer information to guide your work
  • Fiduciary duties Reducing duplication and improve efficiency for clients, carers and staff
  • Governance versus management
  • Acts, Regulations, Constitutions and Policies
  • Codes of Conduct
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Risk management and insurance
  • Where to find the information and policies required to fulfil your role

Presented by:

Ian Woodruff - Trainer, Governance and Community Leadership, the Institute of Community Directors Australia (ICDA)

Ian has spent many years developing his expertise and experience in education and healthcare. He has served on the former Dietitians Registration Board, held a directorship with Dietitians Australia, and served as an allied health director at Melbourne's Alfred Hospital.

At the School of Management at RMIT, Ian held various roles from senior lecturer to program director. His next role was at Orygen, a global youth mental health research, policy and education organisation, where he led teams delivering national training programs in mental health. Before joining ICDA, he managed the professional development program at the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and led the accreditation of hospitals involved in specialist training.

At ICDA, Ian works developing new training materials and delivering programs, including the acclaimed Diploma of Governance.


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Notification of cancellation or transfer of registration must be by email to enquiry@acia.asn.au. No refund is available for any cancellations received five working days or less prior to the start date, however a substitute delegate is welcome. Please notify ACIA of any substitution as soon as possible. No refund or transfer will be given for non-attendance.


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