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Unformatted text preview: holders. The Company and its controlled entities together are referred to as the Group in this
A description of the Group’s main corporate governance practices is set out below. All these practices, unless
otherwise stated, were in place for the entire year. They comply with the August 2007 ASX Principles of Good
Corporate Governance and Best Practice Recommendations.
Principle 1: Lay solid foundations for management and oversight
The relationship between the board and senior management is critical to the Group’s long-term success. The
directors are responsible to the shareholders for the performance of the Group in both the short and the longer term
and seek to balance sometimes competing objectives in the best interests of the Group as a whole. Their focus is to
enhance the interests of shareholders and key stakeholders and to ensure the Group is properly managed.
Role of the board
The board’s role is to provide strategic guidance and effective oversight of management. It is ultimately accountable
to shareholders for the management and direction of management and of the business of the Group and therefore, has
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This document was uploaded on 02/06/2014.
- Spring '14