sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Yachting Australia welcomes Sports Commission Governance Principles
Yachting Australia welcomes Sports Commission Governance Principles


Yachting Australia has welcomed the Governance Principles released by the Australian Sports Commission last week. Yachting Australia President, David Gotze, fully supports the new governance standards announced earlier this week by Australian Sports Commission.

'In the past, the Australian Sports Commission published from time to time a set of Sports Governance Principles,' said Mr Gotze. 'For many years now the Board of Yachting Australia has been an early and enthusiastic adopter of those principles and has always been committed to achieving and demonstrating high standards of corporate governance.

'Yachting Australia receives significant public funding and expects a level of scrutiny in meeting agreed outcomes. It’s entirely reasonable for the Australian Sports Commission to satisfy itself that processes are in place to ensure that funding is well directly and properly acquitted,' he said. 'Yachting Australia is pleased that recent governance audits confirm that the organisation largely complies with the latest release of the Commission’s Governance Principles.

'These Governance Principles contain some stringent requirements which are additional to guidelines previously released by the Commission,' said Mr Gotze. 'Yachting Australia will be pleased to work closely with the Australian Sports Commission to implement the required changes. One significant change is to make the transition of Yachting Australia’s legal status of its corporate structure from an incorporated body to a company limited by guarantee. The significance of that seemingly simple change cannot be underestimated, sailing, like so many other sports, currently operates under a federated and incorporated structure.'

Sailing secured two gold medals and one silver medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, and three gold medals and one silver medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

'The track record of sailing’s success would not have been possible without Yachting Australia first ensuring that appropriate standards of corporate governance and management were in place,' said Mr Gotze. 'Whilst good governance doesn't ensure success, there is certainly ample evidence of how poor governance can prevent it. This is true in all areas of sport administration, not only high performance.'

Yachting Australia congratulates the Australian Sports Commission on its initiative and is confident that the organisation can maintain its position as a 'best practice' National Sporting Organisation.

Yachting Australia


by Craig Heydon

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=107790

1:23 AM Mon 25 Mar 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World







Express 27 National Championship overall + Video by Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US,














America's Cup: Louis Vuitton Cup's Yves Carcelle dies at 66 *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,












Audi Melges 20 World Championship - ‘Samba Pa Ti’ crowned champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Final race to decide champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do by Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,




Volvo Ocean Race: Update from Team Vestas Wind in images by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,








Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Classic Garda conditions on day 2 by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,


PWA Alacati World Cup - Intense competition on day 3
America's Cup: 'The Doc' appointed as Commercial Commissioner
Wake Park Triple Crown - Registration open for final stop
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 2 images by Stefano Gattini
Volvo Ocean Race - Two more join Dongfeng Race Team
OHPRI Teen Summer Camps make a splash
East to West: A profile of Volvo Ocean Race crew Team Dongfeng
Extreme Sailing Series - First-ever Turkish team to race in Istanbul
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Race 4 images by Max Ranchi
New Around Britain and Ireland Monohull 40ft and less world record
Detroit Cup - Fifth place finish a difficult result for Neptune Racing
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Alessandro Rombelli's 'STIG' leads
Volvo Ocean Race: Call of Duty comes first for Team Alvimedica
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini
Helping boaters understand weather basics
PWA Alacati World Cup - Exciting finish on day 2
Match 40s find the surface again + Video
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Max Ranchi
Clagett Regatta names first Executive Director
Transatlantic Race - Fleet expanded for 2015 edition
IFDS World Championship overall   
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi finishes second - Extreme Sailing Series   
2014 18' Skiff International Regatta - Day 2   
2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship - It's go time in Garda   
2nd Annual Keith Dinsmoor Regatta September 13-14   
Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing   
PWA Alacati World Cup - First blood to Van Der Steen and Offringa   
Oakcliff Sailing hosts the Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Nationals + Video   
International 18ft Skiff Regatta underway on San Francisco Bay   
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Quality fleet for Maxi Classic   
Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club?   
Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta   
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay   
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys   
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature   
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos   
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach   
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom   
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us   
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT