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Article was first posted on 11 August 2020 By CHR LAW  https://www.crhlaw.com.au/company-constitutions-and-natural-justice/   The decision of the Queensland Supreme Court on 7 August 2020 in a case involving Soroptimist International Of The South W...

New amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 and the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 will require current and prospective directors of Australian companies to apply for a unique identifying number known as a director ...

How is your planning for staff returning to work? Patrick sat down with Ingrid to discuss different policies and what she is seeing in the industry....

Today we talk to Michelle from RLOA about how to lead through a crisis when working with the most vulnerable. Communication, feedback, relationships and staying calm were a few of her top tips....

Patrick talks to Jeremy about how they have recruited CEO’s and Senior Executives throughout COVID-19.  It’s detailed, in-depth and will give your great insight into the process that is involved when you appoint Community Business Austra...

Community Business Australia Principal Consultant, Patrick Herd, explains how the CBA team has been successfully helping clients navigate through these uncertain times....

Patrick talks to Michael Penhey the CEO of Crowley Care about how COVID-19 has impacted their organisations and the importance of great communication not only with staff but with all stakeholders.   ...

  I know we are living in distressing and uncharted times in aged care, amongst many other areas of life. The release of the draft Aged Care Visitor Access Code last week is a positive sign of trying to achieve some uniformity in the balancing......

Patrick Herd is talking to Joanne O’Brien about how she is enjoying her time working from home and how boards need to maintain their governance structures using technology throughout this COVID-19 crisis.   ...

CBA Senior Governance Consultant, Debora Jackson announces an exciting new initiative; the Directory Recruitment Network. Find out more....

Community Business Australia Principal Consultant, Patrick Herd, welcomes in the new year with another new consulting service, new consultant, and an exciting initiative designed for clients to improve executive networks and recruit outstanding Direc...

ASIC has announced that all small and medium registered charities will be exempt from the requirement to have a whistleblower policy. These charities still need to comply with the whistleblower laws but will no longer be in breach of the law if they ...

CBA Principal Consultant, Patrick Herd, is excited to announce the arrival of our new Governance Consultant, Debra Jackson. He also shares what's been happening at CBA in the lead up to the festive season break....

After 30 years of experience and serving as CEO or board member for several community and NFP organisations, Debora Jackson joins the professional team of experienced consultants at Community Business Australia. Here she shares her thoughts on good g...

The Australian Institute of Directors (AICD) and the Governance Institute published a joint statement on the importance of Board minutes and keeping records for all organisations. Download a copy of the white paper here. Like to know more ? Contact C...

CBA Principal Consultant, Patrick Herd, introduces a new consultant and a new consulting service. Welcome CBA's Virtual CFO, Sarah O'Bryan....

Community Business Australia was recently engaged to help facilitate an EOI process for Northern Support Services. After 70 years of service and the recent arrival the NDIS, the executive Board made a difficult decision to change. Board Chair, Debra ...

The recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court in Lukaszewicz v Polish Club Limited[1] highlights the mistakes a Board can make when trying to manage divisions within an organisation....

Richard Littler is the CEO at Xavier Children’s Support Service. He and his board have engaged the team at Community Business Australia for a number a number of specialist services, including strategic planning, HR, marketing and crafting tende...

Patrick Herd welcomes you to 2019. In this first issue of the Community Business Australia enewsletter for 2019, Patrick introduces you to CBA client, Richard Littler from Xavier Disability Support Services. We asked Richard about his experiences dea...

Ingrid Kemp is the HR Consultant at Community Business Australia. She’s worked with CBA since 2009. In this video she introduces her role and some of the services she can provide to clients....

CBA’s Patrick Herd was joined by Joanne O’Brien from CRH Law, Adam Bradfield from TRN Accountants, and Derek Tan from brand consultancy, Generator at the second mini conference for NFPs at Byron Bay. Here’s a snapshot of the day, an...

CBA Principal Consultant, Patrick Herd, wishes all CBA clients, suppliers and friends a very happy holiday break. He also wraps up the year from Innisfail… his home for 3 days while working with our client, Warrina aged care....

Social Media has become an essential part of many organisations’ marketing strategies. In the Community and NfP Sectors in particular, adopting social platforms for reaching audiences has become a no-brainer. For good reason; they’re acce...

CBA Principal Consultant, Patrick Herd, outlines what’s coming up and what’s been happening at Community Business Australia. Patrick introduces CBA Marketing Consultant, Derek Tan; recounts the recent Better Boards Conference, and welcome...

Derek Tan works with Patrick and the team at Community Business Australia as a Brand and Marketing Consultant. Derek has almost three decades of experience helping businesses and organisations to identify and define their brand and take their brand s...

Patrick Herd was joined by CHR Law Partner Joanne O’Brien, and Adam Bradfield from TNR Accountants; presenting a range of insightful topics at a mini conference for NfPs in beautiful Byron Bay. CBA plans a number of similar events throughout th...

To record or not to record – that is the question. Opinions on what constitutes good governance or good practice in the board room are many and varied. One question that is frequently asked, particularly in relation to not for profit organisations ...

Introducing Community Business Australia’s Not for Profit Legal Services Consultant, Joanne O’Brien. Joanne talks about her experience and expertise assisting community organisations with a broad range of specialist legal support....