Bob Turner was Regional Manager of ORIC and left that position on the 24th of December 2014 to begin work as the Business Services Manager at Pitjantjatjara Council. This portfolio includes offering services to assist indigenous corporations achieve best practice in corporate governance and administration.

Professional Profile

In December 2014 Bob completed his 4 year tenure as Regional Manager of the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) for the South Australian and Central Australian regions. Prior professional involvement in the indigenous sector included:

• Government Business Manager working in remote communities (NT) 3 years

• Contract corporate services management position at Mornington Island Shire Council 6 months

• Corporate Services Manager, Anangu Pitjantjatjara (AP) Services Aboriginal Corporation (now RASAC) 7 years

Before his involvement with indigenous corporations and communities his professional experience was in the local government sector for close to 20 years. This comprised senior executive positions in SA, Victoria and Alice Springs including a 5 year stint as CEO of the Shire of Stawell (Vic).



Bob Turner with Wilton Foster, former Chairperson, at Pitjantjatjara Council Annual General Meeting 2005.

Services offered

Bob's experience over many years in the not for profit corporate sector and more recently in administering compliance with legislation and mentoring indigenous corporations has provided him with a unique capability to provide the following services to corporations:

• Governance training

• Compliance monitoring

• Recruitment assistance

• Business planning

• Meeting support

• Rulebook changes

• Transfer of incorporation

• Mentoring for boards and executive staff

• Presentations – Corporate governance

• Relief or Acting CEO/Executive positions


If you wish to discuss with him any requirement you may have in any of these areas or any other governance related matter please contact him via phone or email as provided below.

Bob Turner
Robert (Bob) Turner

Fellow institute of public accountants (IPA).

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