Topic: Government


latest edelman trust barometer shows deepening trust crisis in australia

Trust in Australian institutions has hit a five year low, according to the latest Edelman Trust Barometer.

How can business leaders sit at the policy table and ensure their voice is heard?

As an economic crisis hangs heavy over the nation, governments have indicated they will lead a pro-growth strategy to bring the country out of recession. With a significant reform agenda on the cards,...

Two Australian fashion SMEs champion sustainability in the recovery from COVID-19

Like most retail industries, fashion has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke to leaders of two Australian-grown brands about how they have pushed forward using such measures as crowdfundi...

Release of ALRC final report on Australia’s corporate criminal responsibility regime

The Attorney-General has tabled the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) final report on Australia’s corporate criminal responsibility regime. The AICD welcomes the ALRC’s comprehensive repor...

Will coronavirus change the role of government in Australia?

The fiscal support during the pandemic has triggered further debate about the role of government and the private sector in Australia, writes Glyn Davis AC.

The governance impact of COVID-19: AICD member survey

The COVID-19 crisis has had a profound impact on the Australian economy and society. See how the AICD’s members have responded and what policies they would like to see to support recovery.

COVID-19: Government eases continuous disclosure rules for six months

The Federal Government is easing continuous disclosure rules for six months to help listed entities deal with the uncertainty cause by COVID-19.

COVID-19: Can your business get rent relief?

As part of its coronavirus response, the government has granted a six-month moratorium on evictions and is encouraging landlords to grant rent relief.

Should we be worried about the government's coronavirus debt?

After two decades obsessing over budget surpluses, Australia is entering a new normal with a massive run-up in government debt to stop the economy from flatlining during the coronavirus crisis. Should...

Plans to end the lockdown

With a coronavirus vaccine expected to take 12 to 18 months, smart people are starting to think about what steps we can take till then to quash the virus while getting back some semblance of normality...

Sentiment plummets amidst COVID-19 crisis: Director Sentiment Index

Sentiment has plummeted to its lowest level since the inception of the survey in 2011, with only two per cent of directors expecting the Australian economy to be strong in the coming year.
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