Delivery of focused corporate governance training by the Australian Institute of Company Director's to the newly formed Tuna Australia Ltd board representing stakeholders of the Commonwealth managed Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery
Tuna Australia Ltd
TUNA AUSTRALIA (TA) is a newly formed industry association representing statutory fishing right owners, holders, fish processors and sellers, and associate members associated with the Eastern tuna and billfish fishery operating on the east coast of Australia. TA has a board and a CEO to collectively ensure ecological sustainable development of the industry; improve resource access and property rights, profitability and safety and workplace development; enhance market opportunities and extend industry practices to stakeholders and the general public. TA aims to advance, promote and represent the industry’s views in dealings with governments of state and commonwealth, media, corporations and organisations, and all persons nationally and internationally. To achieve these objectives and to maximize board member’s time it is very important that the TA board understands and follows sound corporate governance processes. This EOI seeks funding to deliver a 1 day course on corporate governance training delivered by the Australian Institute of Company Directors to board members (Directors and Alternate Directors) prior to a board meeting.
1. The role of the Director and the board covers: The role and relationships of the board; Who is a director; How boards do their job – corporate governance; Directors’ duties and responsibilities; Appointment, conduct and removal of directors; Rights of directors.
2. Introduction to Board meetings and governance covers: The role and composition of the board; Boards in action; Evaluating and improving board performance; Making an informed decision in joining a board