The latest news and views from Australia's boardrooms

7 trends shaping business and society in 2018 according to Facebook IQ

9 January 2018 | Ivan Ah Sam

Facebook IQ, the research arm of the social media giant, has released its first Annual Topics & Trends Report. Using Facebook's conversation data from its two billion users, the report reveals the trends taking shape across business models, social norms and digital experiences.


Out and about

Highlights from the AICD events and courses held around the country and abroad.

Inside the boardroom with Queensland's leading directors

Six of the best from the Sunshine State’s boardrooms share their tips and tricks for success.

Creating a data driven future: AICD and Data61 launch 'Cyber for Directors'

The Australian Institute of Company Directors in collaboration with Data61 launched a new course earlier this month to help directors stay up-to-date on the risks and opportunities of the cyber age.

What is the director’s role in evaluating an organisation’s risk appetite?

Risk appetite is not a fixed single concept. Boards need to be aware of how it might shift over time, writes Marita Corbett of BDO Australia.

"Nothing is secret": Tax, transparency and trust in a post-Paradise Papers world

The Paradise Papers leak has put a spotlight on tax governance and the debate around directors' obligations.

On Board Forums: taking the next step

The AICD’s On Board Forums provide an opportunity for emerging female directors to build their networks and learn from Australia’s most distinguished directors. Ahead of events to be held ...

Licence to Lead

With more than four decades in business and governance, the chair of HSBC Bank Australia and GrainCorp, Graham Bradley AM FAICD reflects on the substantial shift in the director landscape in this edit...

5 Key lessons on leadership

From November 2008 to December 2016, Australia had four prime ministers. Meanwhile, our neighbours across the Tasman had one, the Rt Hon Sir John Key. Ahead of his appearance at the 2018 Australian Go...