Additional Documents

Commercial Guidelines

Guidelines concerning commercial activities in accordance with Part 5.2 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006.  Commercial Guidlines – TAFE institutes (3.21 MB)

Ministerial Directions

Ministerial Directions to Boards of TAFE Institutes and Universities with TAFE Divisions are held on the  Department of Education and Training website

Appointment and Remuneration Guidelines for Victorian Government Boards, Statutory Bodies and Advisory Committees, July 2011 (updated July 2012) is available for download as a PDF  from the  Department of Premier & Cabinet website.

TAFE Constitutions

TAFE institute constitutions are prepared under section 3.1.11 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 on the recommendation of the Minister. Each TAFE institute Constitution includes provisions regarding governance arrangements and the objectives, functions and powers of an institute. Constitutions are available for download from the  Department of Education and Training.

Strategic Planning Guidelines

Guidelines concerning monitoring and reporting in accordance with Part 5.2 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 are available for download from  Department of Education and Training

Good Governance Guides (GIA)

As a service to their members and the wider community, Governance Institute of Australia has prepared governance guidance for listed companies, non-listed companies, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

Governance Materials (VPSC)

Access governance materials on Victorian Public Sector Commission website.
 Victorian Public Sector Commission

Appointment and Remuneration Guidelines

Issued by the Department of Treasury and Cabinet, these Guidelines outline the standard processes and principles for appointing and remunerating board members of, and other appointments to, non-departmental entities in Victoria. They apply to full-time and part-time appointments and to unpaid appointments. Guidelines effective from 19 October 2015.

 The Department of Premier & Cabinet Guidelines.

ASX Corporate Governance Council

ASX accepted a leadership role in enhancing Australian corporate governance practices by convening the ASX Corporate Governance Council in August 2002.

The current version of the Council’s  Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (Third Edition) was released on 27 March 2014.

A Guide for Public Sector CEOs

The Victorian State Services Authority released Serving Victoria: A Guide for Victorian Public Sector CEOs  in
June 2015.