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Elephant in the room
1 April 2022 | Mark Thirlwell MAICD
Australia’s productivity slowdown is a problem federal and state governments need to acknowledge and urgently address, writes AICD chief economist Mark Thirlwell MAICD.
Economy and society and sustainability
How to restore good process in public policy
1 April 2022 | Percy Allan
Australian federal and state governments are not meeting basic standards of evidence and consultation-based policymaking, according to research commissioned by the Evidence-Based Policy Research Proj...
Board and management
How can Australia improve its productivity performance?
28 February 2022 | Simon Mitchell
The federal government has announced that the Productivity Commission will conduct its second five-yearly inquiry into Australia’s productivity performance in 2022. The inquiry will identify pri...
3 steps to overcoming emotional exhaustion
1 May 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted our mental health and wellbeing, heightening the risk of executive burnout. But to mitigate its effects, directors need to address the root causes.
Health and Community
The time is now for holistic tax reform
12 February 2019 | Neil Billyard
Tax reform needs to be holistic and the reform discussion should not be restricted to headline rates or specific concessions, writes Neil Billyard, Partner, BDO.
Productivity Commission urges super overhaul
30 January 2019 | Sally Linwood GAICD
The Productivity Commission’s final report on Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness was released publicly on 10 January 2019. Here Sally Linwood, Senior Policy Adviser from th...
Australia powers into its 28th year of uninterrupted economic growth
27 September 2018 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
Despite Australia's 3.4 per cent annual growth economic rate and strong jobs growth, concerns remain for retail spending, private capital investment and home finance.
Six phases of a productive director conversation
12 September 2018
“How do directors know their conversations are having the desired impact?” In this exclusive extract of AICD’s latest publication ‘Setting the Tone from the Top’, Melinda Muth and Bob Selden detail ho...
What the ACNC review means for directors
12 September 2018 | Lucas Ryan GAICD
The findings of the recent review into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission could change the way that charities are regulated and even impact the way directors’ duties are applied. ...
A Report Card on Progress: How did we score?
26 April 2018
AICD Managing Director and CEO Angus Armour FAICD talks reform, public policy and economic growth as he reviews the findings of the 'Governance of the Nation: A Report Card on Progress' report.
Advocacy and policy