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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 five - Meetings and AGM

Date:       Wednesday 7 August, 2019
Where:    The Carriers Arms
Time:       6.00pm - 9.00pm
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

Governance 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 

Workshop three
Section seven - Policy 
Section one - Constitution
Constitutions, by-laws and policy
GGC Model Rules with recommended amendments (incorporated)

Workshop four
Feedback form
Sample stakeholder worksheet
Section eight - Stakeholders manual
Section 10 - Members manual
Stakeholders members presentation

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