ABM is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. It is governed by a Board of 14 Directors. The Chair and eight of those Directors are appointed by the Standing Committee of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia, and comprise a representative from each of the six Provinces of the Anglican Church of Australia and the Diocese of Tasmania, as well as one bishop. One further Director is elected by the ABM Associates, and the Board appoints an additional four Directors as well as an Executive Director. The President of ABM is the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia.
Development Expertise The Executive Director and one other Board Director must have expertise in Community Development.
Committees The Directors appoint committees to manage the affairs of ABM at a more detailed level. These are:
ABM is required to report to every ordinary session of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia, and in years when no ordinary session is convened, to the Standing Committee of General Synod.
In accordance with the Christian faith, as expressed in the Anglican tradition which provides the foundation for ABM, ABM’s objectives are to lead, encourage and serve the Church in Christ’s mission in the world, specifically, but not limited to:
You can read the full version of ABM’s Constitution here. Full versions of ABM’s Governance Documents and other Policies are available on request.