- Additional Documents
Guidelines concerning commercial activities in accordance with Part 5.2 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006. pdf Commercial Guidlines - TAFE institutes (3.21 MB)
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 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
TAFE Board Obligations / Key Legislation
- pdf Obligations Under the Education & Training Reform Act (856 KB)
- pdf Obligations of TAFE Boards Under the Public Administration Act (343 KB)
- pdf TAFE Obligations Financial Management Act 1994 (627 KB)
- document Compliance attestation checklist 2016-17 for the Standing Directions of the Ministrer for Finance 2016 (267 KB)
- pdf Obligations of TAFE Boards OHS (289 KB)
- pdf VET and Related Legislation Webpage June 2017 (192 KB)
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.
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