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Governance Leadership Centre
1 November 2021 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
The remarkable global scaling of visual communications platform Canva underscores a latent pool of entrepreneurial talent hungry for funding — and female investors are backing female founders to...
Follow the money
1 November 2021
Investor bias is sidelining funding for a large chunk of entrepreneurial capacity, but female founders are hunting for capital, and research-backed return on investment should hold them in good stead....
How not-for-profits can fundraise differently during the crisis
1 April 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
Faced with the challenge of doing things differently during the crisis, fundraising is one of the biggest risk areas that not-for-profit organisations face. Here are some tips for ways to change your ...
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...
AICD welcomes inquiry to examine impact of litigation funding
5 March 2020
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has welcomed moves to establish a new parliamentary committee inquiry to examine the impact of litigation funding.
Revenue challenges squeeze the charity sector
26 June 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
It’s good news and bad news for the Australian charities sector in the latest Australian Charities Report.
AICD Welcomes release of ACNC Review
22 August 2018
The Australian Institute of Company Directors today welcomed the release of the five-year statutory review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.
How Technology is Changing the Way Boards Raise Funds
11 July 2018 | Jane Gouvernet
Technology is giving directors the chance to reconsider their approach to raising funds through equity.
Should directors brave a school board?
1 June 2018 | Amy Braddon, Narelle Hooper MAICD
Social and reputational risk, increasing legal demands and greater scrutiny are making school governance more challenging for directors.
New governance models for schools
1 June 2018 | Amy Braddon
With nearly 9,500 schools and nearly four million students, today’s education system in Australia is far more complex, risky and challenging than in the past. That’s why new governance models are emer...