Being a volunteer on a Board or Committee can be extremely rewarding. It can be fantastic helping to achieve the goals of an organisation you believe in - but like any job, sometimes it can present challenges that you just can't deal with on your own.

That's where we come in. Community Management Solutions' team of professional advisors have been helping organisations like yours for over 40 years. We are your HR, Finance and Business Support departments and our job is to ensure that all things related to the business of your organisation are being taken care of. This means you get to get on with doing great things for your organisation!


  • Proactively manage your staff
  • Manage your finances to ensure the ongoing viability of your organisation
  • Make sure your work place is healthy and safe
  • Understand the governance structures and responsibilities of your Board or Committee


Advice over the phone on everything from current pay rates to how to run your Annual General Meeting. We offer more formal training and education sessions as well as regular seminars. These are a great way to meet other people working in similar fields to you and to find out how others deal with similar situations.

We offer a payroll, bookkeeping, financial audit service, guides and toolkits and also keep you up to date on the issues affecting your business. We are also out there advocating on behalf of our members.


Being a Member of CMS gives you the assurance that there is always someone to call.

Whether you need help recruiting a new staff member, calculating leave entitlements, running performance appraisals or managing disputes, our Employment Relations Advisors can help.

The CMS Work Health and Safety team can help you ensure you're meeting all the relevant legislative requirements and that your policies and practices are always up to scratch.

Our in-house Accounting and Bookkeeping specialists can help out as much or as little as you need. We can assist with putting the right systems in place so that it is easier for you to manage the finances yourself, or handle all your bookkeeping and payroll needs from week to week, right through to conducting full financial audits.

We also have a collection of Essential Guides (print and digital), Employee Handbooks and online Toolkits available for members at considerably reduced rates. Each guide is designed to give you the information you need when you need it. Great to help you up-skill and navigate new and often complex situations.

Our business is all about freeing you up to get on with your core business.

Call us today on 1300 007 110 to find out more about our services and how we can help take care of business.