July 2019: Adelaide workshop

On 2 July 2019 the ROC delivered an interactive workshop at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Topics discussed included financial reporting, elections, annual returns and notifications of change, officer and related party disclosures and handling whistleblower matters. ROC staff also showcased some of the tools, products and assistance available to help registered organisations to meet their obligations under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009.

Copies of the presentations can be accessed at the following links: 

Financial reporting
An update to financial reporting (PDF 277.9KB)
Financial reporting workshop (PDF 545.7KB)

Compliance
Elections workshop (PDF 227.8KB)
Officer and related party disclosures workshop (PDF 295.8KB)
Whistleblower workshop (PDF 52.2MB)
Officer financial training and the ROC's compliance audit (PDF 247KB)

Agenda

  • Welcome and housekeeping
  • Commissioner’s welcome
  • Financial reporting update
  • Financial reporting workshop
  • Elections, Annual Returns and Notifications of Change workshop
  • Officer and related party disclosures workshop
  • Handling whistleblower matters: what you can do
  • Officer financial training
  • Update on ROC tools and website updates

Presenters

  • Mark Bielecki – Commissioner, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Chris Enright – Executive Director, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Joanne Fenwick – Financial Reporting Specialist, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Bill Steenson – Principal Lawyer, Compliance and Investigations, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Chris Wong – Lawyer, Compliance and Investigations, Registered Organisations Commission
  • MaryAnne Guina – Principal Adviser, Compliance and Investigations, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Catherine Bebbington – Senior Adviser, Education and Reporting Team, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Kristina Menzies – Senior Adviser, Education and Reporting Team, Registered Organisations Commission

Attendees

  • Auditor: 6
  • Employer Association: 10
  • Government Department: 0
  • Peak Body: 0
  • Union: 27
  • Other: 0
  • Total: 43