Company Secretary

Position overview

Working with the Board of Directors and in-line with the CRCNA’s objectives, the Company Secretary will provide corporate and secretarial services as listed below:

1.    Act as named Company Secretary as per the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for CRCNA 

2.    Attend annual general meeting, Board meetings and committee meetings as stipulated in the meeting schedule below.






On-line attendance

Board meetings (full day)

At least 4 per year

On-line attendance

Board meetings (up to 2 hrs)

2 per year

On-line attendance

Finance & Audit committee meetings (up to 2 hrs)

4 per year

On-line attendance

Selection Committee meetings

(up to 2 hrs)

1 per year

On-line attendance

3.    Meeting dates are in accordance with CRCNA’s Activities Calendar.

4.    With the assistance of CRCNA office staff

  • ensure the timely preparation and distribution of board and committee papers
  • ensure that the business at board and committee meetings is accurately recorded in the minutes
  • attend to the preparation and distribution of flying resolutions as required.

5.     Manage annual director selection processes to ensure compliance with CRCNA Constitution. 

6.     Advise the board and committees on corporate governance matters including application of the Corporations Act, CRCNA Constitution, ASIC requirements, ACNC Act  requirements and other legal and regulatory requirements.

7.    Monitor the board and committee compliance policies, processes, and procedures to ensure implementation, and ongoing maintenance and suitability.

8.    Facilitate the induction and professional development of directors.

9.    Provide training on the meeting portal software system for staff, Board, and committee members.  

Role details

Selection Criteria

  • Degree level or equivalent professional qualifications in business, law, accountancy, or public administration.
  • Demonstrated excellent organisation and relationship skills with the ability to advise on a  wide range of issues, with significant knowledge of not-for-profit and governance matters.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, coordination and review of Board and committee agendas, agenda papers, reports, and minutes.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of the Convene board meeting management platform.


GAICD or qualification through a recognised Governance institute is highly desirable.

Additional Information

As all meetings can be accessed virtually, CRCNA will consider the option to work remotely in this role.  This role is a contracted position for an initial period of 12 months with the option for review and period extension. 

Applications close 5.00pm (AEST) on 1 November 2021 and should be addressed to the CRCNA Company Secretary c/- and include

  • a cover letter addressing the above selection criteria
  • a brief Curriculum Vitae 
  • Costing for the delivery of the services

Contact details: |07 4401 5035