Bodies relating to the Library Board of Queensland in the 2015–16 reporting period

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Library Board of Queensland

Act or instrument

Libraries Act 1988

Functions

The Library Board of Queensland oversees the work of State Library of Queensland (SLQ) in order to promote the advancement and effective operation and coordination of public libraries of all descriptions throughout Queensland. SLQ acts as a coordinating body for public libraries across the state, providing funding, support, advice and advocacy.

SLQ also maintains a comprehensive collection of library, archival and other resources relating to Queensland or produced by Queensland authors.

Achievements

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2015–16 for a summary of achievements in this financial year.

Financial reporting

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2015–16 for the financial report.

Remuneration

Position

Name

Meetings /
sessions attendance

Approved annual, sessional or daily fee

Approved sub-committee fees if applicable

Actual fees received

Chair

Professor Jan Thomas

6

$12,000 pa

nil

nil

Deputy-chair

Emeritus Professor Roland Sussex OAM

6

$4,000 pa

$1,000 pa

$5,000

Member

Professor Andrew Griffiths

6

$4,000 pa

$1,000 pa

$5,000

Member

Ms Heather Linaker

7

$4,000 pa

$1,000 pa

$5,000

Member

Mr Matthew McDonnell

6

$4,000 pa

$2,000 pa

$6,500*

Member

Mr Scott Reid

6

$4,000 pa

$1,000 pa

$5,000

Member

Dr Grace Sarra

6

$4,000 pa

nil

$4,000

Member

Adjunct Professor Joan Sheldon AM

6

$4,091.48 pa

nil

$4,000

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

7

Total out of pocket expenses

$91.48

*$500 accrued in 2015–16 was paid in 2016–17


Library Board of Queensland: Audit and Risk Management Committee

Act or instrument

Established by the Library Board under the powers as defined by the Libraries Act 1988. The Audit and Risk Management Committee (ARMC) Charter has been approved by the Library Board of Queensland.

Functions

The ARMC supervises the internal audit function and oversees risk management.

Achievements

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2015–16 for a summary of achievements in this financial year.

Financial reporting

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2015–16 for the financial report.

Remuneration

Position

Name

Meetings / sessions attendance

Approved annual, sessional or daily fee

Approved sub-committee fees if applicable

Actual fees received

Chair

Mr Matthew McDonnell

4

nil

$2,000 pa

$2,000

Member

Ms Heather Linaker

3

nil

nil

$1,000

Member

Mr Scott Reid

3

nil

$1,000 pa

$1,000

Member

Emeritus Professor Roland Sussex OAM

3

nil

$1,000 pa

$1,000

Member

Max Walters OAM

3

nil

$1,000 pa

$1,000*

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

4

Total out of pocket expenses

nil

*$1,000 accrued for 2015–16 was paid in 2016–17


Library Board of Queensland: Indigenous Advisory Group

Act or instrument

Established by the Library Board under the powers as defined by the Libraries Act 1988.

Functions

The Indigenous Advisory Group (IAG) provides advice to the Library Board on policy, projects and strategic matters concerning library and information service provision for Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is a forum for discussing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues impacting on library and information services in Queensland.

Achievements

IAG provides a formal mechanism for ongoing liaison between the Library Board and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Financial reporting

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2015–16 for the financial report.

Remuneration

Position

Name

Meetings / sessions attendance

Approved annual, sessional or daily fee

Approved sub-committee fees if applicable

Actual fees received

Chair

Associate Professor Grace Sarra

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Janette Wright (until October 2015)

0

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mrs Sonia Cooper (from October 2015)

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Getanno Bann

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Geraldine Carter

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Kerry Charlton

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Janeese Henaway

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Tracey Pickwick

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Angela Ruska

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Joann Schmider

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Ron Weatherall

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Mabelene Whap

2

nil

nil

nil

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

2

Total out of pocket expenses

$2,216


Library Board of Queensland: Public Libraries Advisory Group

Act or instrument

Established by the Library Board under the powers as defined by the Libraries Act 1988.

Functions

The Public Libraries Advisory Group (PLAG) provides advice to the Library Board on policy and strategy matters concerning public libraries. It represents the views of public librarians, local government and relevant stakeholders to the Library Board through formal community engagement processes.

Achievements

 

Financial reporting

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2015–16 for the financial report.

Remuneration

Position

Name

Meetings / sessions attendance

Approved annual, sessional or daily fee

Approved sub-committee fees if applicable

Actual fees received

Chair

Professor Andrew Griffiths

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Janette Wright (until October 2015)

0

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mrs Sonia Cooper (from October 2015)

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Ross Duncan

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Louise Denoon

0

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Stephan Bohnen

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr David Burges

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Susan Coker

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Sharan Harvey

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Marian Morgan-Binden

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Carolyn Tillman

1

nil

nil

nil

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

2

Total out of pocket expenses

$942


Queensland Library Foundation

Act or instrument

A not-for-profit company, Limited by Guarantee, registered under the Corporations Act 2001. Established by the Library Board under the powers as defined by the Libraries Act 1988.

Functions

Queensland Library Foundation (the Foundation) supports SLQ’s fundraising endeavours, specifically in the philanthropic and corporate sectors.

Achievements

The Foundation’s achievements for 2015–16 appear in its Annual Report, available online at foundation.slq.qld.gov.au/annual-report

Financial reporting

In keeping with the Act, the Foundation produces its own annual report and associated audited financial statements, which are available online at foundation.slq.qld.gov.au/annual-report.

Remuneration

Position

Name

Meetings / sessions attendance

Approved annual, sessional or daily fee

Approved sub-committee fees if applicable

Actual fees received

President

Mr Max Walters OAM

7

nil

nil

nil

Vice-president

Mr David Little
(until May 2016)

3

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Malcolm Grierson

7

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Michael Hawkins

5

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Julie Mannion

5

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Neil Summerson

6

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Courtney Talbot

7

nil

nil

nil

Member

Professor Jan Thomas (Chair of the Library Board of Queensland)

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Janette Wright
(until Oct 2015)

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Sonia Cooper (from October 2015)

6

nil

nil

nil

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

7

Total out of pocket expenses

nil

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