What we do

Ministry Governance

The ISMAPNG Online Governance Forum was held over 7 – 8 July 2021.

Click here for the session recordings and resources


Governance Formation

See the updated schedule of 2021 Governance Formation Offerings

Registration is now open for the following online seminars:

13 August 2021 – Exploring frameworks and strategies for embedding Mission evaluation

27 August 2021 – Seminar for Company Secretaries and Minute Secretaries – Part 2

30 September 2021 – Good governance and the journey towards integral ecology

12 October 2021 – Exploring principles of good governance in the context of mission: Case Study on integrity, accountability and ethical decision making

Board Resources

We are continuing our series of Resource Guides to accompany the video recordings of each governance formation seminar offered during 2021

Online Governance Forum: Lay Leadership in the Church



Panel of Susan Pascoe AM, Dr Ursula Stephens and Francis Sullivan AO

Session 1 Resource Guide

Session 1 Susan Pascoe Powerpoint Presentation

Online Governance Forum: Reflecting on the morning’s discussion and what that means for the Institute, Mercy Ministry Companions and our own ongoing formation 

Sr Caroline Ryan RSM, Margaret Bounader and Sr Annette Schneider RSM

Session 2 Resource Guide

Session 2 Reflection Sheet

It’s Time – Caroline Ryan RSM


Online Governance Forum: Moving forward to the establishment of Mercy Ministry Companions

David Penny and Jonathan Campton


Session 3 Resource Guide

Jonathan Campton Powerpoint Presentation

David Penny Powerpoint Presentation

Online Governance Forum: Engagement with the Trustee Directors of Mercy Ministry Companions

Professor Gabrielle McMullen AM, Carmel Ross and Des Powell AM

Session 4 Resource Guide

Statement of Mission Purpose

Gabrielle McMullen Powerpoint Presentation

Carmel Ross Powerpoint Presentation

Des Powell Powerpoint Presentation



Seminar for Company Secretaries and Minute Secretaries Part 1
22 February 2021


Ministry of Governance Week 2020

Click here for the resources from the Institute’s Ministry of Governance Week 2020


Ministry Governance Contacts

Executive Officer Ministry Governance
Jonathan Campton
(based at Community Office, Central A, Phillip)
Phone: +61 2 6283 5100
Email: ministries@ismapng.org.au

Governance Formation Coordinator
Annette Schneider RSM
(based at Mercy Centre, Alphington)
Phone:+61 3 9490 6600
Email: annette.schneider@ismapng.org.au