Guide to Giving
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD
NEWS  | 

In Search of Australia’s Best Community Treasurers


Thursday, 17th July 2008 at 11:39 am
Staff Reporter
Westpac Bank, together with the Federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan, has launched a campaign recognising the unsung work of community treasurers across Australia.

Thursday, 17th July 2008
at 11:39 am
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
In Search of Australia’s Best Community Treasurers
Thursday, 17th July 2008 at 11:39 am

Westpac Bank, together with the Federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan, has launched a campaign recognising the unsung work of community treasurers across Australia.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of community groups and organisations in
Australia, rely on the unpaid labour of honorary treasurers.

Responsible for the financial well being of their organisation, community treasurers often go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that community groups continue to meet their basic financial obligations.

To recognise their efforts, Westpac’s CEO Gail Kelly and Wayne Swan launched
the Westpac Community Treasurers’ Awards which are searching for Australia’s three most outstanding community treasurers.

Organisations can nominate their community group’s treasurer by answering the questions on the entry form, briefly explaining how they stand out in the areas of good financial management, good financial governance and good financial outcomes.

Awards will be given for treasurers in three budget classes:

Small organisations
For organisations with an annual income of less than $10,000 per annum.

Medium organisations
For organisations with an annual income of between $10,000 and $250,000 per
annum.

Large organisations
For organisations with an annual income of more than $250,000 per annum.

Entries will be judged on how well the treasurer fulfils the duties of ensuring good financial management, good financial governance and good financial outcomes.

The winner in each class will win $5000 for their organisation and a trophy to
recognise their achievements.

Thirty random entrants in Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia and New South
Wales will receive a free place in one of Westpac’s popular Beyond Survival
financial seminars. These will be held in September.

All entries submitted online or by post must be received by Our Community by 5pm
on 10 September 2008.

Full details and entry forms are available by visiting www.ourcommunity.com.au/treasurersaward



AON

FEATURED SUPPLIERS


NGO Recruitment is Australia’s not-for-profit sector recru...

NGO Recruitment

...


Brennan IT helps not-for-profit (NFP) organisations drive gr...

Brennan IT

HLB Mann Judd is a specialist Accounting and Advisory firm t...

HLB Mann Judd

More Suppliers

Tags : Awards,

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Youth Action Group Calls on Young Australians to Get Involved in Social Issues

Luke Michael

Monday, 25th September 2017 at 11:14 am

Raizing the Profile of Asthma

Wendy Williams

Monday, 25th September 2017 at 8:46 am

Susan Pascoe Appointed Head of Newly Formed Community Directors Council

Luke Michael

Friday, 22nd September 2017 at 5:21 pm

POPULAR

Moves to Stop Volunteering at Overseas Orphanages

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 13th September 2017 at 1:54 pm

Future Uncertain for Disability Organisations Following Funding Cuts

Wendy Williams

Tuesday, 19th September 2017 at 8:29 am

Majority of NFPs Are Not Believed to be Well-Run, According to New Survey

Luke Michael

Tuesday, 12th September 2017 at 4:14 pm

More Australians Are Giving Time Not Money

Wendy Williams

Monday, 11th September 2017 at 5:07 pm

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Guide to Giving
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

The social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!