Topic: Advocacy and policy

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


AICD's recap on the Hayne Royal Commission final report

Following the banking Royal Commission, governance reform remains on the agenda for AICD's Advocacy team. We respond to the findings of Hayne's final report.

AICD supports Parliament’s efforts to enhance corporate accountability

This week the Federal Parliament passed two important pieces of legislation to enhance corporate accountability – the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 and the Tr...

AICD's update on the banking Royal Commission and corporate penalties

With the release of the banking Royal Commission final report, 2019 will see landmark legislation implemented with a focus on corporate responsibility.

Gender diversity on ASX200 boards hit all time high

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) September-December 2018 Progress Report announced that as at December 31, 2018 women accounted for 29.7% of all ASX200 board positions. This marked...

AICD's response to the banking Royal Commission interim report

AICD reflects on Commissioner Hayne's banking Royal Commission interim report and where to now for Australian governance.

Financial Services Royal Commission – AICD response to interim report

The AICD has provided a submission to the Financial Services Royal Commission in relation to matters raised in Commissioner Hayne’s interim report.

AICD's update on superannuation and external conduct standards

Governance issues in super emerging from the banking Royal Commission, external conduct standards, and the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution are front of mind for AICD this month.

AICD survey results: Directors lose confidence in government

The latest Australian Institute of Company Directors’ (AICD) Director Sentiment Index (DSI) for the second half of 2018 shows directors have increasing pessimism towards Canberra’s im...

Director Sentiment Dips in Uncertain Climate

Australia’s directors have lost confidence over the past six months, although they remain more optimistic about the economic and business outlook than they were at the end of 2017.

Director Sentiment Index: Second Half 2018

For the first time in 18 months, director confidence has fallen, according to the AICD’s Director Sentiment Index. Despite the fall over the last six months, directors are optimistic about the health ...
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