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Governance Leadership Centre
What boards should look out for this 2020 AGM season
19 October 2020 | Laura Bacon
In a year marred by a global pandemic and significant governance controversies in Australia, expect to see heightened shareholder scrutiny of board decision-making.
Board and management
Five cyber-security questions for boards in 2020
21 September 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
How has the COVID-19 crisis changed the cyber-security landscape in Australia? A recent AICD webinar addressed this question, examining the new $1.67 billion Australian national cybersecurity strategy...
Quick board response could save your organisation during a ransomware attack
1 March 2020 | Beverley Head
In 2019, YMCA NSW was hit with a ransomware attack that encrypted its operating system. Instead of paying the ransom, board and management made a quick decision that helped the organisation take back ...
How is your board managing risk?
1 December 2019
For a board, having a strong risk appetite is integral to an organisation's success. Here is a guide to understanding and managing risk in the boardroom.
Former federal court judge Annabelle Bennett AO SC on life beyond the bench
1 June 2019 | Jane Southward
Former federal court judge and Bond University chancellor Dr Annabelle Bennett AO SC shares her life lessons, from law school to intellectual property.
Top tips for making the most of your board papers
31 August 2018 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
Senior directors and facilitators explain how brevity, clarity and colour can help you get the best out of your board papers.
Case to deepen the director gene pool
20 July 2018
Australian companies must cast their nets wider if they are to thrive internationally.
Pauline Vamos MAICD warns the banking Royal Commission impact will spread beyond finance and superan...
1 June 2018
Pauline Vamos MAICD says the banking Royal Commission will drive a new era of corporate accountability, transparency and governance.
From the CEO: A wake-up call
1 June 2018 | Angus Armour FAICD
We need to have another conversation about trust and integrity. And then a conversation about accountability and learning.
Foundations of Trust
30 April 2018
Trust has multiple dimensions and rebuilding it requires different thinking and new board competencies. Insights from the recent KPMG-AICD Trust Survey helps directors make more sense of the changing ...