Topic: Advocacy and policy

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

SEE ALL TOPICS
SHOWING 1 - 10 OF 32 RESULTS
DISPLAY
SORT BY

Budget reactions the good and the bad

The reaction to Scott Morrison’s second budget is that it is politically smart, despite it failing to rein in spending. The AICD’s view is that the ‘lifters and leaners’ has been replaced by ‘politics...

30% by 2018: gender diversity target slipping out of reach

Statistics from the AICD’s most recent gender diversity report indicate that the campaign to increase female representation on ASX 200 boards is far from over.

5 infrastructure focus points for building Australia’s future

As Australia’s capital cities get set to grow by 50 per cent over the next 15 years, getting infrastructure investment right is a priority. Philip Davies FAICD, CEO of Infrastructure Australia, explor...

Leading directors welcome next step on journey to safe harbour reform

On the long journey to reforming Australia’s draconian insolvency laws, the Federal Government has introduced its safe harbour legislation to parliament.

Blueprint for Growth: government progress and missed opportunities

The 2017 Blueprint for Growth called for urgent action on a number of national reforms. The AICD’s Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD and Stephen Walters MAICD discuss recent government progress on these areas...

Advocacy - Insolvency reforms update

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

New study questions enforcement of directors’ duties in Australia

Important new Melbourne Law School study sheds light on the application of penalties for company directors

New reforms for director liability proposed by academics

Deakin University researchers have put forward new ideas for reforming director liability in Australia. The GLC’s Tony Featherstone speaks to the authors.

Blueprint for NFP reform

The AICD’s flagship policy document, Governance of the Nation: A Blueprint for Growth sets out an agenda for NFP regulatory reform. AICD General Manager, Advocacy, Louise Petschler, explains the need ...

Improving corporate whistleblower practices in Australia

With a Senate inquiry into whistleblowing due to report by June, whistleblower policies and procedures are in the spotlight. Two leaders of the AICD-supported research project ‘Whistling While They Wo...

Final steps to safe harbour law reform

In significant news for all directors, the Australian Government released draft legislation for insolvency law reform that includes a proposal to introduce a safe harbour for directors from insolvent ...
SHOWING 1 - 10 OF 32 RESULTS
1 2 3 4