What are our priority areas?

Our response to recent challenges emphasises our commitment to strong governance frameworks and the rule of law. We are a champion of these strengths and fundamental principles. At the same time as we focus on the changes we all need to support a respected, trusted and capable director community.
The forward governance agenda

Standards and professionalism

Action One

We will review and strengthen our Membership Code of Conduct.

Action Two

We will amend our DPD framework to mandate a focus on ethics.

The forward governance agenda

Duties and stakeholders

Action Three

We will lead a conversation on directors’ duties to test application of the best interests duty in practice.

The forward governance agenda

Demonstrating accountability

Action Four

We will help boards adapt to evolving community and stakeholder expectations, and guide good practice with practical resources.

The forward governance agenda

Culture and remuneration

Action Five

We will drive the adoption of practical frameworks on culture in AICD’s education and resources. We will develop resources to support constructive challenge of management by directors and boards.

Action Six

We will work with members and stakeholders on principles to support the governance of remuneration.

Our Chair John Atkin FAICD and MD & CEO Angus Armour FAICD announced our forward governance agenda at the Australian Governance Summit in March.