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Episode 28: The ROC Executive Director on priorities for 2021–22

As 2021 comes to a close, we talk to the ROC’s Executive Director, Chris Enright, about the latest compliance issues involving registered organisations and office-holders as well as the ROC’s priorities for the year ahead.

The ROC has received multiple complaints and conducted inquiries and investigations into the expenditure of organisations’ funds and the misuse of credit cards by officials and employees of registered organisations. Chris discusses examples of behaviours of concern, and some of the strategies registered organisations can use to protect themselves against financial misconduct. It’s a timely reminder for senior leaders and executive office-holders to review the financial practices and governance of their organisations. 

Episode highlights

1:30     Summary of the latest compliance issues
2:58     Misuse of credit cards/financial misconduct
10:30   Strategies for preventing financial misconduct
12:30   An update about elections
14:09   Digital transformation at the ROC; online portal and the digital classroom
19:35   Unregistered industrial associations

Downloads and links

Episode 28 transcript
Are you using your credit cards appropriately?
Financial reporting tools and resources
The ROC's Digital Classroom



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