Topic: Politics


5 Key lessons on leadership

From November 2008 to December 2016, Australia had four prime ministers. Meanwhile, our neighbours across the Tasman had one, the Rt Hon Sir John Key. Ahead of his appearance at the 2018 Australian Go...

5 talking points from the World Economic Forum

At the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Rachel Botsman MAICD outlines five key themes for directors.

5 top global risks in 2018

Despite promising headline global growth, the world's economies and societies remain vulnerable amid proliferating indications of uncertainty, instability and fragility, the World Economic Forum says ...

Nicola Roxon: From Politics to Boardroom

Former Federal attorney general the Honourable Nicola Roxon GAICD shares her lessons from making the big shift from politics to the boardroom. She says business and politics need to learn from each ot...

From the CEO: Politics of reform

In this issue of Company Director, Ken Henry AC, chair of National Australia Bank and former Secretary of the Treasury, suggests an intriguing thought experiment: “Let’s just pretend government doesn’...

Cyber risk and the Census: An interview with the Chief Statistician

David Kalisch FAICD discusses how the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) implemented learnings from the 2016 Census for the Marriage Law Survey.

Why we must work to restore trust

At the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference held in Perth earlier this month, AICD Chairman Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD urged business and political leaders to rebuild trust with the community.

Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford on making the tough decisions

In a candid conversation with Alan Kohler at an AICD Leaders’ Edge Lunch in Melbourne yesterday (14 November 2017), Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford AO FAICD opened up on the airline’s decis...

Director Sentiment Index 2H17: General optimism but low policy expectations

The latest Director Sentiment Index showed sentiment among directors at a record high, but they remain pessimistic about the prospects for reform in Canberra.

Three leadership lessons from a wake-up call on free trade

AICD Chairman Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD offers her three leadership lessons on free trade ahead of her appearance at the 2017 Asia-Pacific Regional Conference.

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.
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