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A game of two halves
1 August 2021 | Ashley Gray
The past 18 months have been anything but “beautiful” for the round-ball game. This national sport has had an undeniably turbulent history and the pandemic made life even more difficult. B...
Board and management
AusCycling: Inside Australia's biggest sporting merger
1 April 2021 | Zilla Efrat
Three years in the making, the AusCycling mega-merger – of 18 boards with 130 directors and 11 CEOs – involved a dramatic overhaul of structure, strategy and governance.
Mergers & acquisitions
Strengthening the chair and CEO relationship in a crisis
1 October 2020 | Ashley Gray
The CEO and chair of Super Netball, Chris Symington and Marina Go, learned that trying times can strengthen a professional relationship.
New AICD course brings female athletes into the boardroom
1 August 2020 | Denise Cullen
In conjunction with the Professional Football Alliance, the AICD's sports governance program offers a new pathway for female athletes to start their board careers.
How Peter V'Landys AM got rugby league back on TV
24 July 2020 | Ashley Gray
Australian Rugby League Commission chair Peter V'Landys AM was determined to get league back on TV during the coronavirus lockdown. Here's how he and the board managed it.
Former Socceroo Craig Foster on how community sports stepped up in crisis
1 June 2020 | Ashley Gray
Australia's sporting community has rallied to volunteer with local charities to help the vulnerable. Craig Foster's social movement Play for Lives has created a web of partnerships which show the powe...
Health and Community
Governing the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
1 December 2019 | Paul Robinson
Commodores Tracy Matthews and Paul Billingham reflect on a board partnership behind the world famous event.
Will Cricket Australia ever regain the public's trust?
1 October 2019
Eighteen months since Cricket Australia's ball tampering scandal in South Africa, the new CEO and chair outline how they are working to restore faith in the game through better governance. Ashley Gray...
Former Diamonds netball captain Liz Ellis AO on her journey to the boardroom
1 August 2019
Liz Ellis AO, former captain of the Diamonds netball team, shares how her leadership skills on the netball court have lead to a distinction in governance.
Former Sydney Swans captain Adam Goodes on his Indigenous heritage
1 August 2019
With the release of The Final Quarter documentary, former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes recounts the moment he uncovered his Indigenous Australian heritage.