The 2021 Australian Reconciliation Convention, the first national reconciliation gathering in more than 20 years, will be live-streamed over three half-days from Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 November.
Communication Across a Region YMAC has several systems in place to facilitate effective internal communication between the staff and executive management team. YMAC’s intranet provides a portal for operational-based announcements (e.g. new starters or proxies while staff are on extended leave). Intranet announcements are automatically distributed to all staff, to ensure such information is not […]
For the safety of finalists and their communities, the 2021 Indigenous Governance Awards have been postponed until May 2022, with judging to start in February 2022.
Sixty different organisations will be delivering projects for women across Australia with funding under the Women’s Leadership and Development Program (WLDP). Approved projects will improve outcomes for women, with estimates showing that almost 40,000 women will benefit. The funding will create more choice in work and less barriers to employment. A number of these projects […]
NAIDOC; National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee, has a rich history and a strong importance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia. Action for self-determination began in the early 1900’s, and towards the end of the 1920’s, a range of Aboriginal groups brought increasing awareness to the wider community about the treatment […]
Prioritising Succession A large proportion of the WETT Advisory Committee are members who founded the trust, some of whom have been on the committee for over 10 years. This is a major strength – the collective corporate memory members share means the group is well informed to plan and make decisions. This also presents a […]
Risk Management Robe River Kuruma Aboriginal Corporation’s (RRKAC) primary source of funding is mining agreements. Mining royalty payments are held and managed by its subsidiary company, Kuruma Marthudunera Limited (KML). RRKAC and KML work closely together and have a cross-over of directors on their boards. This governance structure facilitates communication between RRKAC and KML, which […]
Cultural Integrity The QYAC governance structure is based on a traditional decision-making process for Quandamooka People, which is underpinned by kinship and family centred decision-making. The Board provides one Director position for each of the 12 families descended from the 12 apical ancestors. The Board is supported by a Council of Elders, composed of one […]
Continual Improvement Approach MMT’s continual improvement system builds on both success and failure to develop best practice across governance and operational activities. The organisation collects data from performance outcomes, satisfaction surveys, the complaints and appeals register, critical incidents, and internal and external audits (financial, quality assurance, accreditation and registration). At their bi-annual strategic planning workshops […]
The judging panel for the 2021 Indigenous Governance Awards co-chaired by Eddie Cubillo and Janine Mohamed.