Topic: Health and Community

The Health and Community sector provides support to sustain and nurture the functioning of individuals, families and groups within the community to enhance their wellbeing.


How do we fix Australia's waste crisis?

It will take more than local councils banning plastic bags to fix the national waste crisis, says Gabrielle Upton. Should the federal government implement a new waste management policy?

Staff happiness could boost your organisation's productivity

Former SA Premier Jay Weatherill shares findings from the 2019 Global Happiness and Wellbeing Report on how staff happiness could lead to greater productivity and sustainability.

Could the declining global birth rate benefit your board?

With birth rates falling in much of the world, Graham Kenny shares four ways boards can take advantage of the opportunities presented by falling populations.

The 7 biggest infrastructure projects in Australia right now

With record levels of infrastructure spending underway, how are Australia's major projects being governed?

Taronga Zoo takes hold of its future

Two decades ago Taronga Zoo faced social, legal and financial challenges, but a new philosophy and a strategy refocus brought the business back to life.

Preparing for the Aged Care Royal Commission

AICD Senior Policy Adviser Lucas Ryan GAICD explores what directors can do to prepare their organisations for the Aged Care Royal Commission.

The future of work – Six trends for your board agenda

Work is changing and the way directors govern their organisations must adapt. Boards will need to take informed and considered steps to take advantage of new opportunities. A new report by the AICD, D...

Is your organisation's WHS policy up to scratch?

Recent and proposed changes to WHS legislation serve as a timely reminder for directors to be more cognisant of their board's responsibilities.

Cabrini Health on growth, governance and helping the community

While one of Victoria's largest hospital providers navigates competition, succession planning, and technology disruption, they haven't forgotten their purpose: to help the needy.

The economic impact of farm drought in rural Australia

Drought is a recurring feature of rural life in Australia, but its increased frequency may require a policy rethink.
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