Our governance is driven by a commitment to continuous improvement and accountability led by our Board of Directors and managed by our Chief Executive Officer and Executive Team.

yourtown is a registered charity under Australian charities legislation and a public company limited by guarantee under corporations law.

Our strategic framework sets out our objectives and goals across five key areas:

  • Client Services and Programs
  • Lasallian Ethos and Culture
  • Organisational Positioning
  • Organisational Development
  • Organisational Sustainability

We maintain quality certifications and our practices align with or exceed industry standards. Certifications include the ISO9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Standard for governance and corporate functions to manage and support services for children, young people and their families.

Our Board of Directors meet eight times a year reviewing strategic recommendations, management accounts and detailed reports about our performance. The Board is also informed by the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Strategy Advisory Committee and a Board Advisory Committee that each meet three times a year. Our strategic framework can be accessed here.

Our Board

Meet the Board

yourtown Board members are experts in various fields. Together they are responsible for the overall business, management and direction of yourtown.

The Board’s most important role is safeguarding the trust that clients, donors, corporate partners and government place in yourtown to create brighter futures for disadvantaged young people.

The Board is committed to our Mission and Values and best practice in governance, accountability and transparency. All members are volunteers and receive no remuneration for their service.

Our Executive Team

Meet the Executive Team

The CEO and Executive Team are responsible for the day-to-day management of all yourtown operations.

They develop, implement and monitor activities to ensure our work practices embody our organisational values and are transforming young lives and strengthening communities.

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