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Annual Report 2016-2017 Tourism NT



Annual Report 2016-2017 Tourism NT

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48 49 04 Corporate Governance Tourism NT Annual Report 2016-17Tourism NT Annual Report 2016-17 Board of Commissioners FINANCE, RISK AND AUDIT COMMITTEE The role of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee (FRAC) is to oversee our approach to risk management and audit through its governance framework and internal audit program. The membership of FRAC comprises representatives of the Board of Commissioners and an external member. The Executive Director Tourism NT also attends meetings as an observer. FRAC held five meetings during the year. A list of members and their attendance is provided at Appendix 3 (page 62). MARKETING STEERING COMMITTEE The role of the Marketing Steering Committee is to oversee our marketing activity and provide input on industry engagement. From June to November 2016, the committee met monthly, with meetings temporarily cancelled in December 2016. In May 2017 committee meetings re-commenced with new committee members who meet two weeks before every Board meeting. Membership comprises three Commissioners, Tourism NTs General Manager Marketing and senior marketing directors. Details of the Commissioners and their attendance are provided at Appendix 3 (page 63). Topics discussed included: budget expenditure industry engagement, including the Digital Leap program major domestic and international marketing campaigns, including the Do the NT campaign, Youth campaigns and Million Dollar Fish campaigns and creative from the concept stage exploring new markets Strategic direction of the Northern Territorys tourism marketing. Government Policy e.g. Economic Development Framework Tourism 2020 Vision Cabinet Decisions Operating Environment and Industry Scan Department of Tourism and Cultural Strategic Plan Tourism NT Operational Plan The Operational Plan serves as our business plan each financial year. It articulates how we intend to achieve the long-term target of the strategic plan Tourism Vision 2020 into short-term strategies (key strategy initiatives) for implementation over the coming year. It also aligns with individual sector strategies and plans, as well as the operational plans of other agencies with which we carry out joint activities. It is approved by the Tourism NT Board and the Minister for Tourism and Culture. Business Planning Including Risk Assessments Business Plans are prepared by members of the Leadership Team and include a statement of the projects and actions that each business unit needs to do in order to achieve Tourism Vision 2020s strategic requirements and key strategy initiatives. Division Risk Assessments are prepared by General Managers for endorsement by the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee. Staff Performance and Development Plan A detailed plan outlining the tasks that staf will need to achieve during the financial year in order to achieve their units plan. A collaboration by the line managers and staff. Performance Measurement and Key Deliverables Budget Paper 3 Tourism NT Annual Report Planning Framework REVIEWING PROGRESS In addition to the annual report, a review of achievements across government and with industry towards delivering Tourism Vision 2020s targets is conducted each year. This Progress Summary ensures we are tracking progress towards the vision and that it remains a reference point for business planning and policy development. The Progress Summary and more information about Tourism Vision 2020 can be found on the Development section of our website tourismnt.com.au. Visitors at Kata Tjuta, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park