Topic: Sports Governance


How the Richmond Tigers are nailing great culture

Richmond Football Club president Peggy O'Neal says good culture will lead to success. Here's how the AFL legends plan to maintain their edge.

Former NRL Cowboy Johnathan Thurston is improving Indigenous education

Retired NRL Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston reflects on his move from footy field to the boardroom.

Phil Kearns shares his lessons from the rugby field to the boardroom

Former Wallabies rugby captain Phil Kearns AM GAICD talks leadership, culture and transparency, both on the field and in the boardroom.

Playing it straight

Victoria’s Racing Integrity Commissioner, Sal Perna GAICD, explains how 20 years with Victoria Police showed him what matters most.

Good Catch

Culture change starts with new faces at the table and requires recognising the dangers of a win-at-all costs-mentality, argues newly elected Cricket NSW director Alex Blackwell MAICD.

Love of the game: New Cricket Australia leaders get to work

It’s been a tumultuous two weeksfor Cricket Australia (CA), which has appointed a new CEO and interim chairman, in a bid to reform its battered culture and tarnished public image.

Adam Goodes and Michael O'Loughlin are kicking goals for Indigenous education

Through scholarships and a collaborative network, these two former Sydney Swans stars are improving education and business for young Indigenous Australians.

Five years of the ACNC

Since its establishment, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has worked hard to demonstrate the value of a national independent regulator of charities, most of that time in ...

Lindsay Tanner: How the Bombers Got Their Game Back

Essendon’s drugs scandal was a failure of governance amid increasing commercial pressures. Chair Lindsay Tanner explains how the board of one of the AFL’s oldest clubs turned things around.

Staying on the ball

A recent AICD event in Adelaide highlighted the challenges of sports governance and what sporting organisations need to do to stay ‘on the ball’.
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