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Director IDs are here, set up your myGovID now
14 October 2021
You can now apply for your Director ID. Get ready to apply by setting up your myGovID if you don’t already have one. And follow updates to our AICD Director ID resources page as well.
New director tool - D&O insurance for non-executive directors
9 September 2021
Directors’ and officers’ liability insurance (D&O insurance) is designed to protect directors and personnel involved in the management of a company from claims arising from decisions and actions taken...
The digital imperative
1 September 2021 | Angus Armour
Overseeing cyber risk is only one side of a directors’ responsibility in digital. Boards must also drive the adoption of technology to improve services for customers, innovate, disrupt and spur ...
COVID-19: Supporting your organisation’s work-from-home mobilisation
6 April 2020 | Guy Turner and Phil Weinberg
For some, remote working has been a valuable working solution for several years. However it didn’t just occur overnight and, for many, it was possible because they could depend on a co-located office-...
COVID-19: Force majeure risk and opportunity
6 April 2020 | Jennifer Robertson FAICD
Force majeure clauses in contracts are now being carefully scrutinised, given that they might be invoked by organisations who are unable to perform under their contracts due to the impacts of, or resp...
COVID-19: Seven steps to adapting business continuity plans for crisis
26 March 2020 | Arash Rashidian
The crisis triggered by the contagion of COVID-19 is still escalating. The pandemic has taken hold in Australia and business continuity plans and strategies are being adapted for this crisis.
COVID-19: Coordinating board and management roles and responsibilities during a pandemic
26 March 2020 | Dr Melinda Muth FAICD
During any crisis it is important to ensure there is a clear understanding between the board and management of their respective roles – meaning the tasks, responsibilities and processes that each will...
COVID-19: Effective internal and external crisis communications
26 March 2020 | John Connolly FAICD
The COVID-19 pandemic is both a social and financial crisis where trust will be central to corporate and political survival. People at all levels of the organisation are being asked to change the way ...
Federal Government responds to ACNC review but no clarity on directors’ duties yet
10 March 2020
The Government has finally released its response to the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) review (published in 2018). Significantly, the Government has highlighted its support...
New AICD Director Tool – Data and Privacy Governance
13 February 2020
The AICD has joined forces with the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) to publish our latest director tool Data and Privacy Governance. The tool is designed to help directors shape the...