Governance

Anyinginyi is gov­erned by an Abo­rig­i­nal Board. The Board per­forms its duties with the sup­port of man­age­ment and staff, in line with the objec­tives of our con­sti­tu­tion and rel­e­vant Com­mon­wealth and Ter­ri­to­ry laws. The Board also reg­u­lar­ly con­sult with mem­bers of the community.

We recog­nise cul­ture is intrin­sic to achiev­ing health edu­ca­tion and change in Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple. We oper­ate with­in a Cul­tur­al Frame­work that sup­ports a cul­tur­al envi­ron­ment.

The Anyinginyi Board aims to:

  • embed cul­tur­al respon­sive­ness and behav­iours into oper­a­tional and employ­ee functions
  • have clear objec­tives and func­tions under­stood by members
  • be made up of direc­tors who are rep­re­sen­ta­tive of var­i­ous inter­est groups while bal­anced with the skills required for good governance
  • show trans­paren­cy in struc­ture and deci­sion making
  • imple­ment evi­­denced-based goals and strategies 
  • invest in resources that are respon­sive to com­mu­ni­ty needs.