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Don’t overreact or panic! The Minister for Workplace Re […]
There is a world of difference between operating an underground coal mine and governing a not-for-profit community organisation, but the two are now connected, even if that may not be immediately obvious.
There is no doubt in my mind that a charity will only be effective in advancing its charitable purposes if it is governed by people who have a genuine interest in and passion for the charitable purposes of the charity.
If you are thinking about becoming more involved in a community organisation you need to do some due diligence before your election or appointment. In particular, you should consider the organisation’s reputation, obtain and study the organisation’s constitution, look at the last year’s minutes and annual accounts, attend a meeting of the committee or board, and consider who you will serve with.
Many community organisations reach a point where they a […]
The Government’s Children’s Action Plan includes a commitment to implement legislation for the vetting and screening of the children’s workforce – these “children’s worker safety checks” became law in the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 (the VCA), and came into force for new workers in core children’s workforce roles on 1 July 2015.