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Strong governance in Aboriginal organisations

Introductory governance for Boards, individuals and community: workshop for young people (18-25 years)

This 3 day training workshop provides essential practical knowledge for emerging leaders. Whether you're a current Board member or a community member who is interested in becoming a Board member (now or in the future), this is the workshop for you!

28-30 March 2017

Novotel St Kilda

Real conversations
Shared understanding
Applied knowledge

Topics and themes:

Foundations of governance, roles and responsibilities of Board members, legal stuff, AGMs & SGMs, rules/constitution, community control, succession planning, governance as leadership, Board and CEO relationship, Board meetings, stories told by finance reports, strategic planning, disagreements and disputes, Board review and evaluation. To download a flyer, click here.

Who should attend?

All Aboriginal people living in Victoria aged 18-25 years are invited to attend this workshop as an individuals or as a representative of an Aboriginal organisation.

There are no prerequisites to nominate for the workshop. All places are fully funded by Aboriginal Victoria.

How can I register to attend the training?

You can register for this training by completing a registration form here.

All participants who complete the 3 day training will receive a certificate of participation and will be eligible for tailored support and accredited training units.

On the day:

Starts 9am, finishes 5pm

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

All reasonable travel costs will be reimbursed. Bring any receipts for that day's fuel, taxi or public transport costs and we will organise reimbursements. If you require reimbursement for flights to the training, please contact us before booking your flights. 

If you think we should deliver an additional workshop in your region, let us know. We need a minimum of 15 to go ahead with the workshop but can come to you if there is sufficient interest!

If you have any questions, please contact the Sector Quality Improvement Team at at VACCHO via email here or on (03) 9411 9411.



The Governance and Sector Support Program - Foundational Governance Workshops are supported by the Victorian Government. This training is non-accredited.