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Governance

Unions NT governance arrangements include:

1.    A Constitution and rules for Unions NT.

2.    An elected Executive that manages and administers the affairs of the
       Council and meets on a monthly or as required basis;

3.    Minutes of meetings of Executive and Council.

4.    A Council which consists of delegates of affiliated unions which meets
       at 3.30pm on the last Monday of each month or as required to conduct
       and oversee the business of the Council;

5.    Audited financial reports of the income and expenditure of Unions NT
        to Council and government.

6.     Reports to Council and various funding bodies.

7.     Elected policy commitees that advise the Council, through the Unions NT
        Executive on policy, procedures, related issues or concerns.
        E.g. Women's Policy, Rules, Occupational Health and Safety, Statehood,
        May Day and Arts Projects etc;

8.     Representing the views of the trade union movement to 
        government and industry via elected representatives on a
        broad range of bodies including the; 

            -   Education Advisory Council;
            -   Northern Territory Board of Studies;
            -   Joint NT Government/Trade Union ' Labour Advisory Council';
            -   Charles Darwin University Council;
            -   NT Government and Public Authorities and Superannuation Scheme
                Invest and Review Boards;
            -   Workplace Health and Safety Advisory Council and related sub
                 committees;
            -   Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council;
            -   (Workers Compensation) 'Scheme Monitoring Committee';
            -   Scheme Monitoring Committee
            -   NT Build Board

9.    Employment of staff to engage affiliated unions, their members,
       government, industry, the community and international partners on
       various projects including:

       Education matters, School and University visits, engagement with
       Industry and Community Groups, Occupational Health and Safety,
       Workers' Compensation, Healthy Worker Project for the construction
       industry, industry development initiatives and other matters as required
       by the Council.

10.  Coordinate the identification and provision of training to union
       members through either the Australian Council of Trade Unions,
       individual unions, union members, industries, union preferred training
       providers or other organizations.

The current agreed Constitution is provided here