governance

Brite Services (“Brite”) is a social enterprise, operating as a not-for-profit organisation and is a registered charity.

As a registered charity (Public Benevolent Institution), Brite is also registered with and reports to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

The Company has a Constitution which stipulates our Company’s governance framework and outlines the requirement for a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors are ultimately responsible for governance and providing the Executive with strategic direction.

Principal Activities
Brite is primarily involved in providing training, development and employment opportunities consistent with the Disability Services Act (1986), for people with varying levels and types of disability.

We operate as a not-for-profit community based social enterprise, with a primary focus of providing supported and open employment, vocational training and post-school services for people with disability (through Commonwealth and State Government funding).

We successfully produce and market a range of products and services under our commercial business units to supplement the disability services offered, while providing employment for people with disability.

Financial Accountability
Brite’s financial statements are prepared in accordance with Australian Accounting Standards – Reduced Disclosure Requirements (AASB-RDRs) adopted by the Australian Accounting Board (AASB) and the Australian Charities and Not for profit Commission Act 2012. Brite’s audited financial statements are available on the ACNC website.

Reporting Transparency
Brite believes that accountability and transparency in all that we do, is fundamental to fulfilling our purpose. We undertake a range of methods for remaining accountable to stakeholders, including partners, supporters and their families.