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.


Mechai Viravaidya recognised as a global leader combatting AIDS

In the early 1970s, Thailand had a rapidly-growing problem – a burgeoning population coupled with poor access to and knowledge of contraception.

Tools of Change

With climate change high on the risk register, directors need effective tools to assess the potential impacts and ensure the appropriate management processes are in place to protect their business. Do...

Review of the model Work Health and Safety laws

The AICD has provided a submission to Safe Work Australia in response to the current Review of Australia’s model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws being undertaken.

The Last Word: Dr Katherine Woodthorpe AO FAICD

People need to sort real facts from mere opinions, argues the scientist, innovator and startup community chair.

Adara: Partners for Purpose

A financially sustainable business model, pioneered by banker turned chair and company director Audette Exel AO, is bridging the worlds of finance and philanthropy.

Work health and safety

Directors have a direct legal duty to implement and monitor systems which ensure safe working conditions in their workplaces as far as reasonably practical. In nearly all Australian jurisdictions, the...

Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

On 25 September 2017, the AICD lodged a late submission on Queensland’s Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017.

Taking care of governance

Australia's largest not-for-profit health fund HCF continues to strive for best practice in governance and serving its members, explains its board of directors.

Vicdeaf invests in governance training to prepare leaders for new (NFP) world order

In a first, Vicdeaf and the Australian Institute of Company Directors collaborate to deliver the Company Directors Course™ to three of the organisation’s deaf leaders as they prepare to take on the bi...

Board Health

Clinical governance requires strong leadership, a knowledge of government and a deep understanding of the healthcare sector, writes Domini Stuart.
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