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What happens if your support is questioned? This course will introduce you to defensible documentation and give you the skills to ensure your documentation always protects you. 

Governance and Working With Other Organisations

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Location: Online
Date: 7/01/2019 to 30/06/2019
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If your organisation is considering delivering its services under the NDIS by merging entities, subcontracting, forming partnerships or joint ventures, this webinar based resource is an opportunity to explore and clarify the legal contexts and governance issues that should be considered.

In partnership with Justice Connect (a not-for-profit legal service), NDS has developed 8 easily-accessible, pre-recorded webinars under the following topics:

  • Webinar 1: Overview of governance for volunteer boards
  • Webinar 2: The role and responsibilities of NFP boards
  • Webinar 3: Current issues for NFP boards
  • Webinar 4: Working with other organiations – overview
  • Webinar 5: Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs)
  • Webinar 6: Subcontracting
  • Webinar 7: Mergers 1
  • Webinar 8: Mergers 2

After viewing the webinar series you will:

  • Have an understanding of governance for volunteer boards
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a not-for-profit board
  • Have developed techniques to explore pertinent and current issues
  • Have explored a number of case studies, including: Working with other organisations, creating and using a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), subcontracting agreements and mergers

Delivered at no charge, online and on-demand by Justice Connect.

Please note that dues to screen size, the videos have not been captioned. Full transcripts of these videos have been made available in place of this. Please click below to access:

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Katherine Hancock, Learning & Development Consultant, on 0292563167, or at