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Advocacy: Charity Case

The five-year review of the national charity regulator throws up some important issues for directors. Louise Petschler MAICD outlines the AICD response.

Trust in the NFP sector

Health Justice Australia CEO Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine GAICD on fostering trust through rigorous stakeholder engagement and moving an organisation from cheerleader to change maker.

Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse highlights governance failings

Publishing its landmark report, the world-first commission will have profound implications for the governance of institutions with responsibility for children.

Happy birthday ACNC

NFP Sector Leader Phil Butler GAICD wishes the ACNC a happy fifth birthday and overviews the articles in this edition.

From the Commissioner: Five years of the ACNC

In the lead up to the ACNC’s five-year review, Acting Commissioner Murray Baird shares his reflection on the work of the ACNC since its establishment and what the future might hold.

From the Children’s Commissioner: The board’s role in creating a child safe culture

National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell discusses the development of the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and shares her reflections on what boards and directors can do to ensu...

New NFP financial reporting framework on the way

Recent attention from government, standard setters and academics may signal major revisions to Australia’s financial reporting framework for not-for-profits

Profile: AICD NFP scholarship winner Gabrielle Trenbath

Gabrielle Trenbath, non-executive director of Avivo, Physical Disabilities Australia, and the Disability Services Commission, became a director to give back. She was recently awarded an AICD Not-for-P...

Culture top of mind, but low on the agenda

While NFP directors give the culture of their organisations a resounding endorsement, not enough boards in the sector are actively managing their cultures, the 2017 NFP Governance and Performance Stud...

Reshaping the conversation about charities

ACNC Advisory Board Chair and UNICEF Australia CEO Tony Stuart provides an overview of the ACNC’s recent work and talks about the need to change perceptions of the charity sector by reshaping the conv...
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