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Governance Leadership Centre
Licence to Lead
28 November 2017 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
With more than four decades in business and governance, the chair of HSBC Bank Australia and GrainCorp, Graham Bradley AM FAICD reflects on the substantial shift in the director landscape in this edit...
CEO succession planning
20 October 2021 | Denise Cullen
For the good of the company, the appointment of a new chief executive should be a seamless process, rather than a newsworthy event that disrupts organisational cohesion and momentum.
Coping with a crisis
1 October 2021 | Jessica Mudditt
Slow-moving catastrophes such as the ongoing pandemic and intermittent lockdowns are forcing a rethink of crisis communications. Experts say a more effective response requires clear messaging.
Towards Gender Parity: Lessons from the Past – Directions for the Future
30 July 2021
New research by the University of Queensland Business School reveals how Australia became one of only three countries to have reached 30 per cent women on its top-listed company boards without legisl...
APRA, ACSI issue new guidance on climate risk
28 June 2021 | Zilla Efrat
New policy guidance from APRA and ACSI shows boards how to better manage climate risks and opportunities as part of their governance frameworks. Directors are also warned that those who fall short on ...
Collaboration: The key to unlocking innovation
25 June 2021
Join Alan Kohler as he speaks with Josephine Sukkar AM AAICD, founder and principal of Buildcorp, director of Washington H Soul Pattinson and chair of the Australian Sports Commission, and Deann...
Why leadership matters more than ever: balancing wellbeing, empathy, purpose and performance
25 June 2021
Join Alan Kohler as he speaks with Steven Worrall, Managing Director of the Microsoft Australia, Dr Peter Fuda, leadership adviser, author and professor of management and John Mullen, chair of Telstra...
When organisational wellbeing became a necessity rather than a luxury
15 June 2021 | Tazmayn Goode
Health and safety is the single greatest risk faced by boards. With the ultimate responsibility and resulting consequences of health and safety governance practices resting with boards, identifying, q...
Work Health and Safety
Entrepreneur and chair Raymond Spencer reflects on effective board leadership
1 May 2021 | Stuart Ridley
Organisations need to adapt or die in these challenging times, warns Raymond Spencer, co-founder of RSVP Ventures and chair of the Global Centre for Modern Ageing and ZEN Energy.
Aged care Royal Commission calls for greater director accountability
1 May 2021 | Professor Pamela Hanrahan
The failures of governance and oversight in human services have raised questions about board accountability, writes Professor Pamela Hanrahan.
Aged Care Royal Commission
Boards may be punished for greed: AICD Life Fellow Dr Allan Hawke AC
19 April 2021 | Shelley Dempsey
Over the many decades of his distinguished public career, Canberra Raiders chairman Dr Allan Hawke AC FAICDLife has been outspoken on a number of issues. These include the lack of women in the public ...