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Megan Buntine shares her expert industry insights to the not-for-profit sector.  If you’re serious about organisational capability and want tools and information to advance your work then read on.
Developing Your Committee

We recognise the importance of professional development in the workplace to keep staff up to date with industry requirements, enthused about the work they do, and inspired to do new and exciting things.  But often we overlook the importance of doing this with members...

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Auspicing

Sometimes you may not need or want to form an incorporated association to do the community work you want to do.  It may be that the project you are undertaking is time-limited rather than ongoing; or perhaps the work of your group is minimal making the incorporation...

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Succession Planning

I have had a number of queries about succession planning recently, so I thought it was timely to revisit this topic. Start by thinking about the mix of skills your committee needs, compared with those you currently have around the table.  For example, do you need to...

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‘Women on Boards’

‘Women on Boards’ (WOB) is an organisation that works to support women from all over Australia to be selected for board positions across the country.  WOB began in 2001 as an informal network of business women, and in 2006 was formally established as a company with...

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Partnerships and Collaboration

Creating partnerships and collaborating with other community groups has a wide range of benefits for everyone involved. We get to network with new people which can expose us to new information and opportunities that we might not otherwise have come across. We can work...

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Privacy and your community organisation

Regardless of whether your organisation is large or small, our community-based organisations have a responsibility to keep people’s personal information private.  Depending on the nature of your group, it may just be contact details such as addresses, phone numbers or...

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