May 2019: Melbourne workshop

The second ROC workshop for 2019 was held on Tuesday 7 May 2019 at Leo Cussen Centre for Law in Melbourne.

The workshop included recent developments around the governance of registered organisations and provided attendees with the opportunity to engage with staff of the Commission representing the education, compliance and finance teams.

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

Financial Reporting

Financial Reporting Workshop

Financial Reporting update

Officer and Related Party Disclosures Workshop

Compliance

Elections Workshop

Whistleblower Workshop

Financial Training Audit

Compliance and Litigation Workshop

Agenda

  • Welcome and housekeeping
  • Commissioner’s welcome
  • Financial reporting update
  • Financial reporting workshop
  • Elections, Annual Returns and Notifications of Change workshop
  • Whistleblower regime workshop
  • Officer and related party disclosures workshop
  • Update on ROC tools and website updates
  • Update on governance training audit
  • Alternatives to litigation and Federal Court cases
  • Ask the ROC’s expert panel

Presenters

  • Mark Bielecki – Commissioner, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Chris Enright – Executive Director, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Patrick Coyle – Principal Lawyer, Litigation, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Joanne Fenwick – Financial Reporting Specialist, Registered Organisations Commission
  • Bill Steenson – Principal 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
  • Bronwyn Tolhurst – Investigator, Compliance and Investigations, Registered Organisations Commission

Attendees

  • Auditor: 9
  • Employer Association: 27
  • Government Department: 0
  • Peak Body: 1
  • Union: 29
  • Other: 2
  • Total: 68