Legal and Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

The Benevolent Society is committed to conducting our affairs with the highest standards of personal and corporate integrity. You can read about the key aspects of our corporate governance framework and practices in our Corporate Governance Statement. You can find below other key documents and policies which form part of our corporate governance framework and highlight The Benevolent Society’s commitment to corporate governance:

Human Rights and Modern Slavery

The Benevolent Society is committed to respecting, protecting and promoting human rights and adopts a holistic human rights approach to combatting modern slavery. Further information about our commitment and approach to human rights and modern slavery can be found here

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)

The Benevolent Society recognises the growing importance of ensuring that we are conducting our organisational activities in a sustainable way; by reducing our impact on the environment, continuing work to alleviate social issues and promote, protect and respect human rights, whilst ensuring our governance systems and processes are robust, transparent and effective. We are at the beginning of our ESG journey and this ESG Statement steps out what we are currently doing in all three E,S and G domains. We are committed to continuous improvement and will review this statement at least annually.

Subpoena and Regulator Contact

All subpoenas and regulator correspondence are to be sent to:

The Proper Officer
The Benevolent Society
PO Box 257
Broadway NSW 2007
or email: [email protected]

Privacy Policy

The Benevolent Society takes privacy seriously. At any time you can view our most recent Privacy Policy.

We have also developed an easy read version of our privacy collection notices for our clients. 

If you need to contact us regarding a privacy matter, you can write to us:

Attn: Privacy Officer
The Benevolent Society
PO Box 257
Broadway NSW 2007
[email protected]

Or submit an enquiry using our Contact Us form or call 1800 236 762

Whistleblower Protection Policy

The purpose of this policy is to encourage the reporting of conduct by a person or persons connected to The Benevolent Society where the interests of others, including the public or The Benevolent Society itself, are at risk and outline the course of action that can be taken if you observe any action that you believe could compromise The Benevolent Society. You can download a full copy of the policy below. Where applicable, you are required to complete the whistleblower disclosure form and email it to [email protected].

Licence Terms

You are welcome to distribute and use resources within your organisation so long as:

  • you give credit and state the material was developed by, and the copyright belongs to, The Benevolent Society
  • you do not use the material for commercial purposes, and,
  • you do not apply legal terms that restrict others from sharing the material on these terms

You may also copy/distribute the material in unadapted form and for non-commercial purposes only, so long as attribution is given to The Benevolent Society. 

If you have any questions about how you can use these resources, please email [email protected]