Topic: Politics

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Budget reactions the good and the bad

The reaction to Scott Morrison’s second budget is that it is politically smart, despite it failing to rein in spending. The AICD’s view is that the ‘lifters and leaners’ has been replaced by ‘politics...

Blueprint for NFP reform

The AICD’s flagship policy document, Governance of the Nation: A Blueprint for Growth sets out an agenda for NFP regulatory reform. AICD General Manager, Advocacy, Louise Petschler, explains the need ...

The Dismal Science: The AICD’s economics podcast

In our new weekly podcast, AICD Chief Economist Stephen Walters discusses the economic news and issues that are affecting Australian boards.

Federal Budget 2017: Summary for directors

Treasurer Scott Morrison’s second Budget projects a 10th straight year of deficit, with two more shortfalls to follow before the projected move back into the black.

Federal Budget 2017: Stephen Walters' analysis

Treasurer Scott Morrison said this morning that Budgets are about choices, and he has chosen to jettison the austerity of previous Budgets in favour of what he calls “fairness, security and oppo...

The time for tinkering is over

The AICD last week released its latest Blueprint for Growth, a comprehensive plan to help boost productivity. With economic problems mounting, it is time to stop tinkering around the edges and get ser...

AICD delegation meets Prime Minister to promote national reform

An AICD delegation met with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, and other political heavyweights of all stripes in Canberra last week, AICD Advocacy Manager Amber O’Connel...

Are you prepared to ensure your organisation’s solvency?

A new pilot program, Company Directors Course Specialisation: Ensuring Solvency, will help directors make the right calls overseeing organisations in financial stress and navigating Australia’s harsh ...

Proposed insolvency reforms signal good news for directors and the economy

In welcome news for directors and the economy, the Federal Government has introduced draft legislation for insolvency law reform that includes a proposal to introduce a safe harbour provision.

Behind closed doors: the 7 conversations dominating Australia’s boardrooms

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Australian Institute of Company Directors gathered together seven of Australia’s pre-eminent female directors to discuss the big issues they are confro...

5 top global risks in 2017

In an interconnected world shocks can spread swiftly and with devastating impact. A new World Economic Forum Report, based on a survey of experts, ranks the top global risks that could shake your orga...
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