Topic: Sports Governance


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’.

From the CEO: A matter of trust

Why is trust so fundamental to sport? Angus Armour explains why.

Two Up: Footy Startup Champions

Tony Shepherd AO MAICD, chair of the Greater Western Sydney Giants AFL team, and GWS non-executive director Rebekah Giles MAICD are advocates of diversity of thought and freely bounce ideas off each o...

Board dramas in 2017

From the Australian Olympic Committee to Weinstein there were challenges aplenty for directors in an eventful 2017. Narelle Hooper reviews the year.

Four quarters with Mike Fitzpatrick MAICD

In the thick of football finals season, The Boardroom Report spoke to former AFL chairman and Rio Tinto director Mike Fitzpatrick about AFL governance and how as a director you know when it's the righ...

For the good of the game: Gideon Haigh on sports governance

In a market more fickle than ever, sporting boards are under pressure to deliver growth, while maintaining the integrity of their game. Gideon Haigh, one of Australia’s pre-eminent writers on sport an...

In Sync

Emily Chantiri speaks to Netball Australia’s Kate Palmer and Anne-Marie Corboy about the sport’s growing success.
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