Topic: Not-for-Profit


governance in focus disability organisations

The AICD released its NFP Governance and Performance Study in September 2017, providing our annual insight into governance trends and concerns for the NFP sector.

AICD's updated Not For Profit Principles

The AICD has updated its guidelines for the NFP sector to reflect the demands of a changing governance environment. Here's what directors need to know.

Aged Care Sector Under the Microscope

No fanfare heralded the Hon Richard Tracey and Ms Lynelle Briggs AO at the first hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety in Adelaide this January, but the momentous nature of...

New guidance for not-for-profits

After deep consultation, the AICD has developed new principles for the not-for-profit sector to reflect the demands of a changing governance environment. AICD NFP Sector Leader Phil Butler GAICD outl...

Fresh battles for independence loom for NFPs

A comprehensive national regulatory scheme for the not-for-profit (NFP) sector has been proposed for Australia. The role of government vs the role of boards in shaping and regulating the sector and bu...

AICD launches revised governance guidance for NFPs

Today’s launch of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ (AICD) updated Not-for- profit Governance Principles (Principles) – a resource providing a benchmark for leaders oper...

Principle 10: Culture

The board models and works to instil a culture that supports the organisation’s purpose and strategy.

Principle 9: Conduct and compliance

The expectations of behaviour for the people involved in the organisation are clear and understood.

Principle 8: Stakeholder engagement

There is meaningful engagement of stakeholders and their interests are understood and considered by the board.

Principle 7: Transparency and accountability

The board demonstrates accountability by providing information to stakeholders about the organisation and its performance.

Principle 6: Performance

The organisation uses its resources appropriately and evaluates its performance.
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