Our commitment to corporate governance

Directors and Management of BOQ are committed to excellence in corporate governance and support the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations ("CGPR") developed by the Australian Securities Exchange’s Corporate Governance Council as the basis for enhancing the credibility and transparency of our capital markets.

Consistent with our values of passion, impact, collaboration and integrity, the Board has, over many years, developed and implemented policies and practices which are consistent with the CGPR.

Constitution of BOQ

Corporate Governance Statement

The Board Charter sets out the key corporate governance principles adopted by BOQ.

Board Charter

The Board Charter sets out the key corporate governance principles adopted by BOQ.

Policy on Independence of Directors

This Policy sets out the manner in which the Board assesses the independence of Directors.

Board Performance Review and Renewal Policy

This Policy sets out the Board’s guidelines for reviewing its performance and those of its Committees.

Nomination and Governance Committee Charter

The Committee provides recommendations to the Board in relation to corporate governance matters and succession planning. It also assesses the performance of the Board and its Committees.

Audit Committee Charter

The Committee provides recommendations to the Board on the adequacy of external and internal audit procedures and reviews BOQ’s financial statements.

Risk Committee Charter

The Committee provides recommendations to the Board on risk management strategy and also monitors risk profile.

Human Resources & Remuneration Committee Charter

The Committee provides recommendations to the Board on human resources and remuneration matters.

Information Technology Committee Charter

The Committee provides recommendations to the Board on technology and information systems matters including cyber security.

Auditor Independence Policy

This Policy outlines how BOQ's external auditor will maintain their independence.

St Andrew’s Insurance Board Charter

This Charter sets out the key governance principles adopted by the St Andrew's Insurance Board.

St Andrew’s Life Insurance Board Charter

This Charter sets out the key governance principles adopted by the St Andrew's Life Insurance Board.

Diversity Policy

BOQ is committed to promoting diversity in the workplace.

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct sets out the principles our Board, Employees, Owner-Managers and Contractors are expected to uphold.

Securities Trading Policy

This Policy has been developed to ensure compliance with Australian securities trading laws.

Market Disclosure Policy

This Policy has been developed to ensure compliance with BOQ’s continuous disclosure obligations.

Whistleblower Policy 

BOQ is committed to highest standards of corporate governance and has accordingly implemented a Whistleblower Policy.