Topic: Advocacy and policy

Talking to government and setting policies. AICD is an important and influential voice advocating for our members' best interests


Governance & policy leadership

A major review of insolvency safe harbour for directors has positive findings, writes Louise Petschler GAICD. The AICD is also encouraging boards to lift their focus on whistleblowing.

Taking the lead

Updated AGM laws and a new positive duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment have the AICD’s support, writes Louise Petschler GAICD. AICD’s advocacy area is also changing its name to...

Diversity to support future challenges

In the AICD’s first Gender Diversity Progress Report for 2022 there is continued progress toward board gender parity being made by companies in the ASX 200 and 300, with the overall appointment ...

What’s on the legislative agenda

Federal Parliament has important governance issues to deal with in its final sittings before the election, writes Louise Petschler GAICD. Members can also access a new interactive dashboard on NFP gov...

Under the microscope

ESG reporting, gender diversity on boards and modern slavery are primary focal points for the AICD in 2022, writes Louise Petschler GAICD.

Creating pathways to the board for women

As we near the end of 2021, there is continued and consistent improvement across a number of board gender diversity metrics.

Putting policy into practice

The AICD made a strong contribution to public policy in 2021, also focusing on contemporary governance practice issues, insights and scholarships, writes Louise Petschler GAICD.

Guidance and evolving expectations

The board’s role in governing innovation, climate change risk and prevention of workplace sexual harassment are important issues on the AICD agenda, writes Louise Petschler GAICD.

Cybercrime watch

Lifting cyber resilience requires a stronger national policy partnership, argues Louise Petschler GAICD. The AICD has also welcomed significant reforms with implications for securities class actions.

Career pathways and women-in-leadership cultures are key to boardroom gender diversity

Our latest Gender Diversity Report reveals that although a key diversity milestone has been reached – no all-male ASX 200 boards – one third of ASX 200 boards still have less than 30 per c...
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