Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance Public Sector Boards Guest presenter: Stephen Horne Managing Director, IA...
In the beginning
And they went forth and  multiplied
Governance has costs
Let’s start by talking  about why boards are created <ul><li>Board are a means to an end, not an end in themselves </li></...
The separation of powers <ul><li>The standard doctrine  (refer Parliament link) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legislative </li></u...
Lots of functions & roles
It’s all the same …………..… right?
The Public Sector …  life in the goldfish bowl ... The Real Meaning of Transparency
Key differences for the public sector governance framework <ul><li>Parliament </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the Westminster concep...
Key differences for the public sector governance framework <ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the concept </li></ul>...
Key differences for the public sector governance framework <ul><li>The number, role and powers of regulators </li></ul><ul...
The Limits of Power Let’s discuss
Public Sector Board Models  <ul><li>Commonwealth </li></ul><ul><li>New South Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Reference source for ...
SOCs vs. GTEs
SOCs vs. GTEs
Public Sector Board Models  <ul><li>Regulatory and other </li></ul><ul><li>Some examples (handouts – discuss) </li></ul><u...
Roles & Relationships  <ul><li>Question B </li></ul>
 
 
Where is the clarity (safety net)? <ul><li>In Legislation? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gover...
Internal workings  <ul><li>Board Committees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audit & Risk Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remune...
Directions for Change  <ul><li>NSW Audit Office recommendations (1997) </li></ul><ul><li>NSW Review of Boards </li></ul><u...
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Public Sector Boards Update 2009

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A deeper understanding of the nature and operating context for public sector boards is essential for addressing issues of corporate governance in the public sector.

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Public Sector Boards Update 2009

  1. 1. Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance Public Sector Boards Guest presenter: Stephen Horne Managing Director, IAB Services (NSWG)
  2. 2. In the beginning
  3. 3. And they went forth and multiplied
  4. 4. Governance has costs
  5. 5. Let’s start by talking about why boards are created <ul><li>Board are a means to an end, not an end in themselves </li></ul><ul><li>You know WHAT governance is. But let’s debate the WHY. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The separation of powers <ul><li>The standard doctrine (refer Parliament link) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legislative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Judicial </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discuss application of the doctrine to statutory powers and functions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reason for Boards </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Lots of functions & roles
  8. 8. It’s all the same …………..… right?
  9. 9. The Public Sector … life in the goldfish bowl ... The Real Meaning of Transparency
  10. 10. Key differences for the public sector governance framework <ul><li>Parliament </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the Westminster concept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Washington concept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Chambers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Committees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Differences between States, and with the Commonwealth </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Key differences for the public sector governance framework <ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the concept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Cabinet / Caucus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Minister </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>in the Government </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>in the Parliament </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>consequences for a Board </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Key differences for the public sector governance framework <ul><li>The number, role and powers of regulators </li></ul><ul><li>Quick quiz </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Limits of Power Let’s discuss
  14. 14. Public Sector Board Models <ul><li>Commonwealth </li></ul><ul><li>New South Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Reference source for detailed dissection of roles and features (NSW Audit Office) </li></ul>
  15. 15. SOCs vs. GTEs
  16. 16. SOCs vs. GTEs
  17. 17. Public Sector Board Models <ul><li>Regulatory and other </li></ul><ul><li>Some examples (handouts – discuss) </li></ul><ul><li>(Question A) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Roles & Relationships <ul><li>Question B </li></ul>
  19. 21. Where is the clarity (safety net)? <ul><li>In Legislation? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governance (SOCs, CACs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NSW GTEs? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What else can you do? </li></ul>
  20. 22. Internal workings <ul><li>Board Committees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audit & Risk Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remuneration Committee? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statement of Corporate Intent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal reviews </li></ul></ul>
  21. 23. Directions for Change <ul><li>NSW Audit Office recommendations (1997) </li></ul><ul><li>NSW Review of Boards </li></ul><ul><li>NSW Better Services & Value Plan (2009) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full value potential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capital performance & management systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Uhrig Review </li></ul><ul><li>Building Better Governance, APSC (2007) </li></ul>

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