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.


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.

In Sync - Helping our warriors

Domini Stuart speaks to John Bale and Peter Leahy AC about their work at Soldier On, which helps former military personnel manage physical and psychological wounds sustained during service.

AICD shows support for 2017 ACT women of the year

The Australian Institute of Company Directors has again partnered with the ACT Office for Women this International Women’s Day to celebrate the achievements of three of Canberra’s female community lea...

A mental health check

Untreated mental health disorders costs Australian employers $10.9 billion each year. Domini Stuart explains why now is the time for boards to address mental health issues in the workplace.
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