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Corporate governance

The Cooperative Research Centre for National Plant Biosecurity (CRC NPB Ltd) is a company limited by guarantee with an independent, skills-based Board of Directors. The operations of the CRCNPB are governed by the Company's Constitution, the CRC Commonwealth Agreement and the CRC's Participants Agreement.

The Board of Directors and Chair are appointed by Members of the Company. The Directors' powers are in accordance with the Company's Constitution and the Corporations Act. The Directors will, in accordance with the Participant's Agreement, consult with relevant non member participants in performing their duties.

The Directors are responsible for ensuring the Company keeps written financial records in relation to the Company's operations and that these records are audited in accordance with the requirements of the Corporations Act.