Director IDs are here: set up your MyGovID now

In the AICD’s most read story for the year, applications for Director Identification Numbers (Director IDs) opened in November 2021. We took a look at what directors need to know about Director IDs, and when they can apply.

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Dealing with toxic behaviour in the boardroom

How can we rein in bad boardroom behaviour? Here we hear war stories from directors and examine strategies to keep relations harmonious in the boardroom, as outlined in our six-part Boardroom Behaviours webinar series.

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Three steps to overcoming emotional exhaustion

As the fallout from the emotional rollercoaster continues in a burnout year, we outline three steps to overcoming emotional exhaustion. 


AusCycling: Inside Australia’s biggest sporting merger

It was Australia’s biggest sporting merger. The AusCycling mega-merger – of 18 boards with 130 directors and 11 CEOs – involved a dramatic overhaul of structure, strategy and governance.

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Safe Work Australia chair Diane Smith-Gander AO FAICD spoke to Company Director about how directors and business owners can fulfil their obligations.

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Should you vaccinate your staff?

As large companies such as Westpac and Commonwealth Bank announce workplace vaccination programs, questions remain about the grey areas of workplace vaccination policies.

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Sexual harassment is now seen as an important workplace issue. To explore the board’s role in prevention, the AICD spoke to senior directors and the Minerals Council of Australia about measures that are proving to be effective.

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The World Economic Forum this year released an important blueprint for boards on the governance of cyber risk. Principles for Board Governance of Cyber Risk outlines six principles for boards to follow.

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The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety handed down its report to the Australian Government in March this year. The report made major recommendations that if implemented will significantly alter how aged care facilities are governed.

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Preventing workplace sexual harassment – obligations for directors

In January, Safe Work Australia released new guidance to assist directors and officers discharge their duties under WHS laws to address the risk of workplace sexual harassment. Our AICD policy experts summarise what directors need to know.

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