Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

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Board Governance

Background – Board Governance is a Governance Support Program created by the AH&MRC and funded by the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) to strengthen and support NSW ACCHSs in Board Governance.

Objectives/Outcomes – In collaboration with NACCHO, the AH&MRC has developed an ongoing Governance Support Program that provides vital support services to our Board of Directors as well as CEOs and staff of our Member Services. The AH&MRC offer the following:

  • Inhouse governance & finance workshops
  • Expert advice from industry consultants
  • Assistance for CEOs & staff
  • Support in Board Governance
  • Constitution/rule book reviews & writing
  • Assistance in board financial fundamentals
  • Ongoing consultancy services and point of call contact for expert advice
  • Mentoring services to facilitate service governance