Board and Director/Member Appointment Checklist

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We have created this useful checklist for anyone going through a board selection process. 

The checklist: 

  • makes sure you have considered all ​required guidelines and criteria

  • provides an overview of process requirements

  • provides all documents and resources in one location

Registr​​ation pro​cess




​Step 1​​

​Board Director/Member notifies Minister of resignation - in accordance with the relevant Instrument of Appointment, this will normally be either an email or letter addressed to the relevant Minister.

​Step 2

​Acknowledgement from the relevant Minister should be provided to the Employee/Director/Committee Member and a cc to the relevant Division/Section of NREtas responsible for administering the Committee/Board.

​Step 3​

​Notification for acceptance of resignation then needs to be provided to NRE Tas for actioning any final payments owed:​


​Recruitm​​en​t​ Process




​Step 1​

Identify the type of Board and Governance Structure:
  • Government Business Enterprise (GBE)
  • State-owned Companies (SOC)
  • Statutory Authority
  • Non-statutory Authority
​These links provide an overview of requirements for Government Boards and further resources:
​Step 2
​Familiarise yourself with the appropriate documents and process requirements, based on your board’s Governance Framework:

  Boards and Committees - Ministers Nomination Process   (177Kb)​

​Step 3
​The Women​’s Register officer must be consulted with the aim of identifying suitable candidates from The Women’s Register when recruiting
​Step 4
​If a suitable candidate is identified through The Women’s Register, proceed to appointment in line with requirements identified at step 2.
If a suitable candidate is not identified on The Women’s Register, proceed with recruitment process in line with requirements identified at step 2.
​Step 5
​Prepare Cabinet brief and finalise appointment.
The Tasmanian​ Women’s Register Certificate​ form​​ must be completed and submitted with a Cabinet brief as part of the process for all appointments.