ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

TO COUNTRY

We would like to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this land, the Mandandanji people, as well as the Traditional Custodians of the areas in which we work. We pay our respect to the Elders, past, present and future.

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68 Burrowes Street

Surat   Q  4417

P:  07 4626 5288

admin@suratabcorp.com.au

Copyright 2019 - Surat Aboriginal Corporation 

Regulated under the Office of Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC), SAC is governed by a Board of Directors.

 

The REGISTRAR is an independent statutory office holder who administers the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

The Registrar’s office supports and regulates corporations by:

  • Advising on how to incorporate

  • Training directors, members and key staff in good governance

  • Ensuring compliance with the law

  • Intervening when needed

(Registrar of Indigenous Corporations http://www.oric.gov.au/)

The BOARD OF DIRECTORS role is to govern the Corporation on behalf of the Members. The Corporation staff support the Directors by carrying out the day-to-day administrative functions which are a normal part of an active corporation.

 

The Directors responsibilities include:

  • control and set the direction of the corporation

  • employ and supervise the Manager

  • determine the staffing structure

  • make the overall big decisions

  • ensure the corporation follows its rule book and the law

  • checks the corporation’s records are maintained and safe

  • approve the strategic, business and risk management plans

  • assess and approve membership applications

  • ensure reports are correct and submitted to ORIC

  • follow the corporation’s policies and procedures and, where necessary, update or arrange to make new ones

  • understand and agree to the budget, and make sure that money is only spent in ways that meet the corporation’s objectives

  • know the corporation’s financial position and ensure it has enough money to pay its bills; and

  • most importantly, always act in the best interests of the corporation and its members

-  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  - 

Anita Hobbs

CHAIR

OUR PEOPLE

Pamela Ferguson

VICE CHAIR

Melissa Hobbs

SECRETARY

Peter Hobbs

TREASURER