School Governance

Xenia Hammon

Xenia Hammon
Xenia joined CompliSpace in 2014 having previously worked as a lawyer in Melbourne for six years. Xenia was a lawyer at a leading Australian law firm in their corporate team before taking up the role of in-house Legal Advisor at an ASX listed company. Xenia has experience in Australian and international law on various areas of commercial practice. She is currently completing a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance at the Governance Institute of Australia.
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Recent Posts by Xenia Hammon

Excursion Risks: External Provider Management Is Not External Provider Due Diligence

We have written several School Governance articles discussing the ‘excursion management problem’ which is the need to ba...

Assessments of Overseas Student Policies and Procedures: What are Authorities Looking For?

Schools can only enrol and deliver education services to students in Australia on a student visa if they are registered ...

What is in a Name? Navigating the Confusing World of State and Territory Terminology For School Years

Education is a shared responsibility of the Australian (Federal) Government and the individual state and territory gover...

New NSW Not-For-Profit Guidelines for Non-Government Schools: New Exceptions for Sharing School Assets and Providing Onsite Ancillary Services

In our previous article we described how sections 83C to 83L of the Education Act 1990 (NSW)  (Education Act) provide th...

The Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce Report: Queensland Government Yet to Release Key Resources

The Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce was established in February 2018 and the Taskforce released its report in Oc...

ACT Registration Requirements: Last Updated Four Years Ago

The ACT Education Directorate last updated the Registration of Non-government Schools in the ACT Manual (2015 ACT Manual...

Federal Government Responds to the Royal Commission's Recommendations and Offers National Apology

National Children’s Week (19-28 October 2018) is a pertinent and symbolic opportunity for the Federal Government to deli...

Privacy Awareness Week: From Principles to Practice

  Schools may be forgiven for thinking that 2018 is the year of privacy and not just a week!  Given the introduction of ...

Culture is an Ephemeral Concept - So Should Board Members be Responsible for a Bad Culture?

At a recent University of Sydney presentation at ASIC the question for debate was: "Are directors liable for seriously f...

New VIC Child Information Sharing Laws Passed - Do they really protect children?

The Victorian Parliament's recent passing of the Children Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing) Act 2018 (Informat...