4. Club manager exemptions (Ref: club director and manager training exemption guidelines (OLGR NSW) issued 1 July 2013)
The Capture clause
4.1 Under clause 21B of the regulation, a club manager must undertake the Club Managers’ Association Australia course entitled Board Governance, the Company Secretary and the General Manager, or any other club governance course that may be approved by the Director General, NSW Trade & Investment.
The Exemption Clause(s)
4.2 In accordance with clause 21C(2), a club manager is automatically exempt from these training requirements if, at the time an application for approval to manage a registered club is granted by the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority, they either:
4.2.1 Have held a position as a club (Secretary) manager in a NSW registered club for three out of the past five years;
4.2.2 Possess any of the following qualifications (completed within the previous five years):
18.104.22.168 Club Managers’ Association Australia and Southern Cross University Corporate Governance Program (4 days).
22.214.171.124 Club Managers’ Association Australia and Southern Cross University Corporate Governance Zone Summits (1 day intensive).
126.96.36.199 Club Managers’ Association Australia Secretary Managers Course (4 Days).
188.8.131.52 Chartered Secretaries Australia:
(a) Either a Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits,
(b) The completion of all of the following individual units undertaken jointly (short course units):
(i) Not-For-Profit Officers, Directors, and the Board
(ii) Meetings, Minutes and Resolutions
(iii) Governance Essentials
(iv) The Accidental Company Secretary.
The Not-exempted Clause
4.3 A club manager who does not meet these exemption requirements must complete the training requirements under clause 21B.
Note: These requirements will not apply if you are a club secretary/manager who is appointed in an honorary capacity and are also a director of a club.