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The following resources may be useful for managing the governance of your board, company directors, management committee or trustees.


Arts Access Australia
The peak national body for arts and disability provides information and advice for arts organisations with regard to compliance with anti-discrimination law.

Board Connect
An initiative to assist board members with advice and information, to encourage best practice in governance.

Consumer Affairs and Fair Trade
Information relating to governance and incorporation.

Creative NZ - Getting On Board
A governance resource for arts organisations.

On Board - serving on the board of an arts organisation
A guide to the basics of governance for arts organisations, it provides notes and check-lists on a range of aspects of a board’s operations, including legal and financial planning, recruitment and induction of members.

Our Community – board development
Includes aspects of board management, development and governance.

Strategic planning

Australia Council for the Arts – strategic planning research hub
Dedicated strategic-planning information with help sheets, information and case studies. – strategic planning
Lots of information about the importance of strategic planning.