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Register of Members

Register of Members

Article by Jonathan Casson, Partner, Holman Webb Lawyers. June 2017 Extract: Several recent events, including the current dispute at CPA Australia, have once again highlighted the importance of understanding members’ rights regarding access to the Register of Members (‘Register’). All companies, including those limited by guarantee, must maintain such a Register. Following an application, a company must…

10 steps for successful planning days

Strategic Planning

The reason associations must plan is clear: if an association doesn’t agree on what it wants to do, it will be harder to achieve desired outcomes. A documented annual plan needs to be initially developed at a face-to-face Planning Day, attended by the Board and CEO, and then actioned by the association management. 1. Commit to holding, and sell the concept of, an annual Planning Day Plans required the leaders of the association…

AGM Guide

Associations Forum’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) Guide has been written to assist the smooth and appropriate running of an association General Meeting. The AGM Guide is available free of charge to members of Associations Forum. Please contact Kathy Nguyen kathy@associations.net.au to request a copy. This edition of Associations Forum’s AGM Guide has been written for public companies limited by guarantee under the Commonwealth of Australia’s Corporations Act 2001.

Webinar: The Top 10 HR Issues from the Wentworth Advantage HR Hotline Service

Now in its 20th year of operation and servicing close to 20,000 calls pa, the Wentworth Advantage HR Advisory & HR Helpdesk Service has proven to be an indispensable support to members of many associations around the country. In this presentation, Mark Werman, the MD of Wentworth Advantage, will case-study the top 10 HR issues from the HR Hotline and will provide practical advice about how to apply these best-practice workplace relations…

Webinar: Undertaking the Role of the Association CEO

Many people who work for an association “lucked” into the position. While there are some degrees in non profit management, the pathway into the top role is not clearly developed. Unless you have been in the position of CEO before, most people don’t realize all the facets of the position. This webinar will cover: Qualities and Skills of a CEO Know what you are walking into The first 6 months Observations about Leading…

Webinar: Developing a Remuneration Strategy in Associations that Works

As service sector businesses, most associations’ expenditure on remuneration represents greater than 50% of their total annual costs. Yet few apply anywhere near as much scrutiny to remuneration strategy as they do to even relatively minor capital expenditure proposals. By redefining remuneration programmes as a strategic investment and recognising their potential to contribute to the achievement of organisational objectives, association employers can successfully turn remuneration programmes…

Webinar: Cashflow Forecasting - It's All in the Timing

Do you stay awake at night worrying about whether there is sufficient money in the organisation to pay the rent? Your organisation has lots of members, awesome assets built over the years, and yet it's always short of funds.. Predicting the future can be an imprecise science, but it's better than pulling the doona over your head.  This webinar will cover: Why cashflow is important and how to forecast it How to read a cashflow statement and the questions you should…

Webinar: Information Assets - Managing Digital Information

Treating information as an asset requires understanding how and when records should be created, and designing structures for storage, tagging and retrieval, as well as removing information that is no longer relevant. The webinar will cover:  What are information assets? Why managing information assets is important Issues/ risks and challenges in a changing technological environment Managing information: tools and technologies Governance…

Webinar: Association Strategic Planning: Practicalities and Avoiding Buzz Words

John will cover in detail... Why associations & charities must plan The framework of the plan, starting with outlining your mission then cascading to details A typical association planning day Practicalities & implementation Date Recorded: Wednesday, 24 August 2016 Presenter: John Peacock, General Manager, Associations Forum     Associations Forum Members can view this webinar free of…

Webinar: Solutions to Common Governance Issues

Associations Forum has run dozens of governance sessions for Boards of our members. Common issues arise regardless of whether a governance session is presented to a charity, industry association or professional association Board. In this webinar Denys Correll describes the common pitfalls and problems Boards face in meeting their governance responsibilities. He also give tips on how to avoid these issues and how to solve them when they arise. Date Recorded: Thursday, 8 August…

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