Bodies relating to the Library Board of Queensland in the 2017–18 reporting period

Download the document  (DOCX 36.9 KB)

Library Board of Queensland

Act or instrument

Libraries Act 1988

Functions

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

State Library 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 2017–18 for a summary of achievements in this financial year.

Financial reporting

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2017–18 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

5

$12,000 pa

nil

$12,000

Member

(until August 2017)

Ms Linda Apelt

2

$4,000 pa

nil

$1,000

Member

Emeritus Professor Tom Cochrane AM

5

$4,000 pa

$1,000 pa

$4,000

Member

Dr Anita Heiss

5

$4,000 pa

nil

$4,000

Member

Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz

5

$4,000 pa

$1,000 pa

$4,000

Member

Cr Julia Leu

6

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Malcolm McMillan

6 $4,000 pa nil $4,000
Member
(from May 2018)

Mrs Tamara O'Shea

0 $333.33 nil $333.33

Member

Dr Sandra Philips 5 $4,000 pa nil $4,000

Member

Mr Bob Shead 5 $4,000 pa $2,000 pa $4,000

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

6

Total out of pocket expenses

nil


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 2017–18 for a summary of achievements in this financial year.

Financial reporting

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2017–18 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 Bob Shead

4

nil

$2,000 pa

$2,000

Member

Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz

4

nil

$1,000 pa

$1,000

Member

Emeritus Professor Tom Cochrane AM

3

nil

$1,000 pa

$1,000

Member

Mr Danny Short

1

nil

nil

nil

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

4

Total out of pocket expenses

nil


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 2017–18 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

Dr Sandra Philips

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Vicki McDonald

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Dr Anita Heiss

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Michael Aird

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Warren Collins

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Alana Harris

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ruth Link

1

nil

nil

nil

Member

Rhianna Patrick

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Helena Wright

1

nil

nil

nil

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

2

Total out of pocket expenses

nil


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

PLAG provides a formal mechanism for stakeholder consultation in relation to public libraries across Queensland.

Financial reporting

See the Library Board of Queensland Annual Report 2017–18 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

Cr Julia Leu

3

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Vicki McDonald

4

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Louise Denoon

4

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Stephan Bohnen

3

nil

nil

nil

Member

(until May 2018)

Mr David Burges

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Esther Buys

4

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Sharan Harvey

4

nil

nil

nil

Member


Cr Alf Lacey
1 nil nil nil

Member


Cr Joyce McCulloch
2 nil nil nil

Member

(until January 2018)


Ms Dell Price
2 nil nil nil

Member

(from January 2018)

Ms Pamela Armstrong

2 nil nil nil

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

4

Total out of pocket expenses

nil


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 2017–18 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

(until December 2017)

Mr Max Walters OAM

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

(from May 2018)

Ms Helen Brodie

5

nil

nil

nil

Member

(until May 2018)

Mr Malcolm Grierson

4

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Michael Hawkins

5

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Julie Mannion

4

nil

nil

nil

Member

Mr Neil Summerson AM

5

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Courtney Talbot

4

nil

nil

nil

Member

Professor Andrew Griffiths

2

nil

nil

nil

Member

Ms Vicki McDonald 5 nil nil nil

No. scheduled meetings / sessions

5

Total out of pocket expenses

nil

Library membership

Become an SLQ member now to access our services, collections and facilities.

Library Shop online

Discover an eclectic range of books, gifts, reproduction prints and more at the Library Shop.