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Managing community and clubs in 2019 

Council acknowledges the efforts and contributions of community groups and progress associations across the region and will be  coordinating a series of governance workshops in 2019 facilitated by leading governance expert Leisa Donlan. 

Leisa Donlan holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) and is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Association Executives with fifteen years’ experience in the non-profit sector. As a consultant Leisa assists non-profit organisations with strategic planning, disaster planning, volunteer management, committee and Board governance, conflict resolution and mediation. 

Topics will include: 

  • Law and Compliance for Community 
  • Committee Governance 
  • Re/Write your Constitution 
  • Meetings that Matter 
  • Finance, Fundraising and Grants
  • Strategic Planning 
  • Volunteering in 2020 
  • Behaviour and Member protection

Workshop two

Date:       Wednesday 12 June, 2019
Where:    Carriers Arms Hotel (405 Alice Street, Maryborough).
Time:       6.00pm - 9.00pm
RSVP:     CommunityD&
Light refreshments will be served 

For further information about these workshops please contact Melissa Dower, Manager Community Development and Engagement  on 130079 49 29 or via emailing CommunityD&

Government Workshop Resources

Below is a list of all handouts and presentation slides from past workshops. 

Cover item and introduction

Workshop one 
Section six - Risk Management 
Section nine - Compliance
Workshop one slides

Workshop two
Committees presentation slides
Section two - Committees