Topic: Advocacy and policy

Talking to government and setting policies. AICD is an important and influential voice advocating for our members' best interests


International Women’s Day 2017: #BeBoldForChange

This International Women’s Day the AICD asked nine prominent female directors to read out some of the feedback we received when we asked if there should be more women in Australian boardrooms, proving...

30% women on boards target on track

The latest Gender diversity progress report released on International Women’s Day 2017 confirms that the AICD’s target of 30 per cent women on ASX 200 boards is on track to be met by the end of 2018.

Why Australia needs better protection for whistleblowers

A government review is underway into whistleblowing laws. The AICD has called for stronger protection for whistleblowers so that corporate wrongdoing can be detected, addressed and, ideally, prevented...

6 sessions you shouldn’t miss at the Australian Governance Summit

The AICD’s Australian Governance Summit will be held in Melbourne next week, bringing together 1,000 of Australia’s foremost boardroom leaders. From an exciting program that takes a deeper look at the...

Premier’s Regret a Warning for Turnbull

If Malcolm Turnbull doesn’t take action soon, he and the outgoing NSW Premier will be reminiscing over the same missed opportunity for years to come, writes AICD Chairman Elizabeth Proust.

Director Sentiment Index: Second Half 2016

The Director Sentiment Index survey for the second half of 2016 shows directors planning to get on with business despite global uncertainty dragging down overall sentiment.

‘A change has got to come’: governance reform in the UK

With anti-elite sentiment in the UK running high following the Brexit vote, the British government is contemplating moves to curb executive pay and require worker representatives on boards. The Boardr...

What US boards can learn from Australia on achieving gender diversity

The United States has fallen behind the rest of the world in the representation of women on company boards. At a recent conference organised by the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studi...

Advocacy: Common sense initiatives

The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Louise Petschler provides a monthly round-up of the advocacy team’s key projects and issues.

Release of the Associations Incorporation Regulation 2016 (NSW)

Incorporated associations in New South Wales must comply with new regulations from 1 September this year following the conclusion of a three year consultation period.
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