Resources – Factsheets for Landcare Groups

Factsheet 01: Duties of Office Bearers

8 steps to ensure good governance of your Landcare Group. Factsheet 01: Duties of Office Bearers

Factsheet 02: Social Media in the Workplace

Managing reputational risk in the workplace and discussion points for Landcare committees who engage in social media. Factsheet 02: Social Media in the Workplace

Factsheet 03: 4 Golden Rules of Facebook

Simple tips to ensure Facebook works for your Landcare Group. Factsheet 03: 4 Golden Rules of Facebook

Factsheet 04: Record Retention

An overview of records held by Landcare groups and how long groups are required to store records before they are destroyed. Factsheet 04: Record Retention

Factsheet 05: Asset Register

How to keep track of Landcare group assets, what sorts of items should be recorded in a register and asset management issues. Factsheet 05: Asset Register

Factsheet 06: WHS checklist for the office

A 2-minute self-assessment to see how your Landcare workplace fares in terms of WHS. Factsheet 06: WHS checklist for the office

Factsheet 07: Working with Children

When is a Working with Children Check required and how to go about securing one. Factsheet 07: Working with Children

Factsheet 08: Attracting and Working with Volunteers

How to be equipped for volunteers, find them and keep them! Factsheet 08: Attracting and Working with Volunteers

Factsheet 09: DGR Status

An overview of pathways to Deductable Gift Recipient status. Factsheet 09: DGR Status

Factsheet 10: Running Efficient Meetings

Making the most of Landcare meetings. Factsheet 10: Running Efficient Meetings

Factsheet 11: Privacy Act and Landcare Records

How the national legislation impacts on the way Landcare operates. Factsheet 11: Privacy Act and Landcare Records

Factsheet 12: Delegations of Authority for Landcare Groups

Establishing who has the authority to do what in your Landcare organisation. Factsheet 12: Delegations of Authority for Landcare Groups

Factsheet 13: Starting a Landcare Group

The ABC of starting a group, from administration matters to banking and office bearers. Factsheet 13: Starting a Landcare Group

Factsheet 14: Do I have a conflict of interest?

A self-assessment checklist to determine if you have a conflict of interest or pecuniary interest and whether you need to declare it. Factsheet 14: Do I have a conflict of interest?

Factsheet 15: Superannuation Obligations for Employers

Your organisation’s Super obligations to paid employees. Factsheet 15: Superannuation Obligations for Employers

Factsheet 16: Winding up an Incorporated Group

Procedure for how a Landcare group can close down, what to do with funds held and who needs to be notified. Factsheet 16: Winding up an Incorporated Group

Factsheet 17: Working from home issues for Landcare

Responsibilities of the employer to those working from home. Factsheet 17: Working from home issues for Landcare

Factsheet 18: Twitter for Landcare Groups

When is Twitter the right option for Landcare groups and tips for making the most of your Twitter presence. Factsheet 18: Twitter for Landcare Groups

Factsheet 19: Tips, tricks and tools

14 online (and mostly free) tools to sharpen your Landcare organisation’s activities. Factsheet 19: Tips, tricks and tools

Factsheet 20: Map of Landcare Framework

A flow chart illustrating links between Landcare and government authorities across Australia. Ideal for induction of new team members.

Factsheet 20: Map of Landcare Framework

Factsheet 21: Grant seeking for Landcare groups

A table of funding sources for Landcare groups and networks. Factsheet 21: Grant seeking for Landcare groups

Factsheet 22: A-Z Governance Directory for Landcare

A list of online resources to help your Landcare group’s governance. Factsheet 22: A-Z Governance Directory for Landcare

Factsheet 23: Incorporated vs Companies Ltd by Guarantee

A comparison of business structures for Landcare networks. Factsheet 23: Incorporated vs Companies Ltd by Guarantee

Factsheet 24: Financial Review vs Audit

Audit versus Review – which is needed and what does each encompass? Factsheet 24: Financial Review vs Audit

Factsheet 25: Registering a Landcare Uniform

How to register a uniform for your Landcare employees and when a uniform is tax deductible. Factsheet 25: Registering a Landcare Uniform

Factsheet 26: Glossary of Accounting Terms for Committees

A point of reference for office bearers and employees to develop a basic understanding of common accounting terminology. Factsheet 26: Glossary of Accounting Terms for Committees

Factsheet 27: Acronyms Glossary for Landcare

Includes commonly used acronyms from Landcare and government sectors. An ideal tool for induction of new team members. Factsheet 27: Acronyms Glossary for Landcare

Factsheet 28: Not-for-Profit or Charity status and Tax Concessions

How your group can save money through tax and stamp duty concessions.

Factsheet 28: Charity Status and Tax Exemptions

Factsheet 28: attachment – OSR stamp duty exemption form

Factsheet 29: Roles and Responsibilities

Who is responsible for what in your Landcare Group executive. Factsheet 29: Roles and Responsibilities

Factsheet 30: Insurance

What do different insurance products mean for your group? Factsheet 30: Insurance Coverage for Landcare Groups

Factsheet 31: Membership Status for Landcare Groups

Make sure your group’s membership structure covers your members. Factsheet 31: Membership Status for Landcare Groups