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In response to the unprecedented and evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) on 18 March took further measures to protect the health of our members, staff, stakeholders and the wider community.

  • We are deferring all AICD in-person courses and events that are scheduled to begin from 19 March until 30 April. (Courses that are already underway, and which will close within the next five business days, will be completed).
  • We are closing all AICD Business Centre and Member Lounges from COB this Friday, 20 March until 30 April at the earliest.
  • Most staff will be working from home for this period. Importantly, our Member Partners will be available to support you.

If you were scheduled to attend a course or event during this period, we will contact you directly. Thank you for your patience, and should you have any concerns please contact your Membership Partner on 1300 739 119.

While no cases of COVID-19 have been detected at any AICD premises, the Institute is taking this action as a further precaution and in consideration of the developing situation.

Our number one priority is the health and wellbeing of our community. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation and monitoring the advice of the federal and state governments and health authorities.

We will continue to update this page with the latest information.

AICD resources and services during the crisis

This is an extremely difficult time for all Australians and for the world.

We are committed to supporting our members and the governance community through this period including with targeted resources – not just on COVID-19, but helping directors to assess the implications for their organisations and to chart their path to recovery.

The AICD will continue to operate, meetings and committees will run remotely and our team is focused on delivering valuable services to members.

Our online courses and webinars remain available, as does the Self-Paced version of the Company Directors Course.

In addition, we are currently working with our faculty to create an online version of our two most significant courses, The Foundations of Directorship and the Company Directors Course.

We have created a dedicated landing page on the AICD website for COVID-19 resources that will be updated regularly with information to help directors govern through this crisis and its long tail.

The AICD’s contact number for general enquiries is 1300 739 119.