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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 12:30

Does your corporation have a process for managing related party benefits? Are you clear on what a financial benefit is and who a related party is? Join a lunchtime Roundtable Discussion on these and other related issues.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 16:00

What are the skills culturally capable leaders need today? How should the professional development of individuals be approached in this space? What role does cultural knowledge play in good governance of Indigenous organisations?

Join Kia Dowell and FDIO for a conversation about these questions and this important topic.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 16:00

Does your corporation have a process for managing related party benefits? Are you clear on what a financial benefit is and who a related party is?

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 15:45

The ACNC has published a resource page for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-controlled charities.  This page contains useful information, including links to tools and resources on governance and links to other relevant agencies and organisations.  The page can be viewed here.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 16:00


With the Noongar Settlement Authorisation meetings now resolved in favour of accepting the State offer, it is timely to consider the proposed Noongar Settlement. This presentation will provide some insights into the context of negotiation process and a basis for a discussion about the key elements of the agreement. The presentation and discussion will also consider the challenges and opportunities for the post-agreement Noongar structures that will manage the resources and lands, represent the community interests and give effect to the rights and priorities.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:15

It's been a great year for FDIO and to top it off, we are celebrating the launch of our brand new logo and website.

Join us for drinks, delicious local food and entertainment at Kuditj Cafe, Perth's only Aboriginal-owned and operated cafe.

Please forward this invite to colleagues you think might be interested. We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 10:15

The FDIO team has had a busy few months, laying the foundations to take the organisation into a new phase of growth and development. 

We have changed our name to FDIO to reflect our focus on all directors of Indigenous organisations, not just Independent Directors. 

We have recently incorporated a charitable trust to ensure FDIO's ongoing sustainability and enable us to take advantage of new funding and service opportunities.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 10:00

Our Newsletter from October - December 2014 can be viewed here.



The Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations (FDIO) is a professional network offering tailored information and support for all those engaged in the governance and operation of Indigenous corporations, trusts, businesses, joint ventures and community organisations.