Department of Health
  • 12 October 2022

The department hosted a series of webinars for new and reappointed directors of the boards of public health services and public hospitals. Three webinars were held during August – October 2022 focused on the induction of new directors. The webinars are also able to assist the knowledge of continuing directors.

The second webinar was held on 14 September 2022, This session was a panel discussion, chaired by Dr Jo Flynn (Chair of the Boards Ministerial Advisory Committee). This session was particularly focused on risk management and the legal obligations of a director within the health context that they will be operating in, including an overview of director fiduciary duties, the enabling legislation and regulatory bodies overseeing public health boards. The session also covered the role of the Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC), the Code of Conduct for board directors, and integrity obligations relating to board directors.

Reviewed 21 October 2022


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