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

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 Meetings / sessions attendance 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