policy toolkit


Please be aware that NADA is currently reviewing and revising this toolkit to ensure it is in line with current legislation and practice requirements. As such, when using these documents, please check to ensure your content is in line with relevant legislation and any other policy requirements that may be applicable to your organisation.

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Governance policy template (2018) and supporting documents
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Governance policy template (2018)

This policy provides guidance on developing and implementing governance systems to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, funding and financial obligations, and that the organisation meets the needs of its clients.

Sections in this policy
Governance policy framework
The organisation
Role of the board
Personal and legal responsibilities
Appointment of board members
Governance processes
Board orientation and development
Board and CEO/Manager relationship
Internal references
External references

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Related legislation

Annual Holidays Act 1944 (NSW)
Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
Associations Incorporation Act 2009 (NSW)
Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cmlth)
Fair Work Act 2009 (Cmlth)
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1996 (Cmlth)
Industrial Relations Act 1996 (NSW)
Long Service Leave Act 1955 (NSW)
Privacy and Personal Information Act 1998 (NSW)
Privacy Act 1988 (Cmlth)
Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cmlth)
Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cmlth)
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 (Cmlth)
Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW)
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW)

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