BoardTalk, 3 Aug 2016

3 August 2016

The latest BoardTalk newsletter.

Welcome to the BoardTalk newsletter for August 2016. If you have any feedback on our publication, please email us.

Governance document released

GovernanceLast week this publication was sent to the chairs and chief executives of 120 sport and recreation organisations. It formally launches the Governance Mark and explains the Governance Framework that it is based on. It also outlines all the governance publications and tools available to the sector.

Download the document here (PDF).

View the version with resource links here.

Limited hard copies are available. Inquiries:

The Governance Mark

Good GovernanceSeveral organisations have begun the process to gain the Governance Mark. Details are in the publication above and organisations interested in acquiring the Mark please contact us:

Sports Governance in Australia

Gideon Haigh delivers a superb forensic analysis of sports governance in Australia. Written for the Griffith Review and reprinted in the Guardian. An excellent perspective of the changing world of sport and the rather more inflexible world of governance and management. Read more here.

Institute of Directors' resources

The Institute has a number of excellent publically available resources relevant to sector boards, notably in the areas of health and safety, diversity, managing conflicts and board room practice. Their practice guides can be found here.