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Governance and Advisory Board

The AusNCP Governance and Advisory Board (Board) provides advice and assistance to the AusNCP and its Independent Examiner, particularly in relation to the handling of complaints and identifying opportunities for promotional work. Members also use their own networks, events and publications to promote the Guidelines and the AusNCP’s services.

The Board helps to ensure that the AusNCP is visible, accessible, transparent and accountable, in accordance with its obligations under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. Members may be called on to conduct procedural reviews of AusNCP complaints and may be consulted on various operational and administrative matters as needed.

The Board meets biannually and meeting minutes can be found on the publications page.

Membership

A full list of current Board members can be found in the Board Terms of Reference. Organisations with permanent representation on the Board include:

Government
(Chair) Department of the Treasury
Attorney-General’s Department
Australian Human Rights Commission Department of Home Affairs
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

(Observer) AusNCP Independent Examiner

Non-government – business
Global Compact Network Australia
proxy Global Compact Network Australia
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
proxy Business Council of Australia

Non-government – civil society
Australian Council of Trade Unions
proxy Construction Forestry Maritime Mining Energy Union
Australian Corporate Accountability Network
proxy Transparency International Australia