AICD hosts Climate Governance Initiative Australia

The Australian Chapter of the Climate Governance Initiative will help Australian directors address climate change at the board level.

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Essential Director Update 2021

The latest governance, regulatory and legislative updates to help guide you through leadership challenges for the year ahead.

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Acquire skills to effectively resolve ethical issues in the boardroom

Enrol in our Ethics in the Boardroom course.

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New resource to help boards deal with workplace sexual harassment

Our new director tool provides guidance on addressing and preventing workplace sexual harassment

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A new practical guide to help directors identify and elevate stakeholder voices to the board

Is your board elevating the stakeholder voice?

A new guide to help directors identify and elevate stakeholder voices to the board


Vaccines and the workplace – what directors need to know

As the recovery phase of the pandemic rolls out, there are countless questions and considerations for workers, employers and customers over vaccines and the workplace. Safe Work Australia (SWA), as a ...

Business confidence bounces back

The anticipation of state re-openings, backed by rising vaccination rates, saw the NAB monthly measure of business confidence jump 19 points in September, propelled by a 42 point surge in New South Wa...

APRA acts on rising household debt concerns

Two weeks ago we flagged ‘the rising chances of a macroprudential policy intervention’ in Australia’s housing market and this week the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APR...

Key to the highway

Many AICD members are overseeing organisations that are struggling, unable to operate anywhere near normal capacity. The lockdowns have taken a heavy toll on staff, particularly those balancing home-s...

Coping with a crisis

Slow-moving catastrophes such as the ongoing pandemic and intermittent lockdowns are forcing a rethink of crisis communications. Experts say a more effective response requires clear messaging.

Property market pressures

Property markets have been the centre of attention this week. Mostly this was due to developments around troubled Chinese property developer Evergrande. We (again) spend some time discussing this in t...

Delta distorts another labour result; OECD policy advice

This week’s big data release was the August labour force report, where lockdowns continued to distort some of the headline data.  This produced the disconcerting combination of another fall...

Delta dampens global growth

The RBA believes that Delta will ‘delay but not derail’ the recovery. The latest data though shows that the strain is taking its toll on the global economy. Plus, poor results on the jobs front, thoug...

AICD and COVID-19 – information for members, clients, faculty and stakeholders.

In light of COVID-19, this page contains information about AICD services and the steps we are taking to safeguard the health of staff, members, clients, faculty and all other stakeholders.

Second quarter GDP shows pre-Delta economy in decent shape

The main focus this week was the June quarter GDP result. There had been some speculation that the data might deliver a surprise quarterly decline which – given that a Delta- and lockdown-driven cont...
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