Topic: Advocacy and policy

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


Gender progress on ASX 200 boards stalls

Female directors account for 29.5% of all ASX200 board positions as at 31 March 2019. The year to date appointment rate of women sits at just 23%.

Gender progress on ASX 200 boards stalls

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) today released the latest gender diversity statistics of Australia’s ASX 200 companies.

Director sentiment falls to lowest in two years on global economic uncertainty

The confidence of Australia’s company directors is at its lowest point in over two years according to the latest Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Director Sentiment Index (DSI).

Harsher penalties for breaches of corporate law are here

AICD head of Advocacy Louise Petschler warns there are increased maximum penalties for breaching corporate law after the banking Royal Commission.

AICD's recap on the Hayne Royal Commission final report

Following the banking Royal Commission, governance reform remains on the agenda for AICD's Advocacy team. We respond to the findings of Hayne's final report.

AICD supports Parliament’s efforts to enhance corporate accountability

This week the Federal Parliament passed two important pieces of legislation to enhance corporate accountability – the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 and the Tr...

AICD's update on the banking Royal Commission and corporate penalties

With the release of the banking Royal Commission final report, 2019 will see landmark legislation implemented with a focus on corporate responsibility.

Gender diversity on ASX200 boards hit all time high

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) September-December 2018 Progress Report announced that as at December 31, 2018 women accounted for 29.7% of all ASX200 board positions. This marked...

AICD's response to the banking Royal Commission interim report

AICD reflects on Commissioner Hayne's banking Royal Commission interim report and where to now for Australian governance.

Financial Services Royal Commission – AICD response to interim report

The AICD has provided a submission to the Financial Services Royal Commission in relation to matters raised in Commissioner Hayne’s interim report.
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