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The time for tinkering is over

The AICD last week released its latest Blueprint for Growth, a comprehensive plan to help boost productivity. With economic problems mounting, it is time to stop tinkering around the edges and get ser...

Governance of the Nation: A Blueprint for Growth 2017

The second edition of the AICD’s national reform agenda, Governance of the Nation: A Blueprint for Growth 2017, calls on Australia’s political and business leaders to take action to end policy and gov...

AICD delegation meets Prime Minister to promote national reform

An AICD delegation met with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, and other political heavyweights of all stripes in Canberra last week, AICD Advocacy Manager Amber O’Connel...

Proposed insolvency reforms signal good news for directors and the economy

In welcome news for directors and the economy, the Federal Government has introduced draft legislation for insolvency law reform that includes a proposal to introduce a safe harbour provision.

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.
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