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Review of not for profit good governance principles
17 April 2018
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is seeking feedback on the review of the 'Good governance principles and guidance for not-for-profit organisations' (Principles), originally releas...
Survival tips for start-ups
9 January 2019
Many start-ups fail due to pressures from funding and high growth. Marc Orchard, the Director of Startups with BDO in Brisbane, outlines how start-ups can maximise their chances for survival.
Strategy and risk
Whistleblower legislation passes Senate
19 December 2018 | Sally Linwood
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 has passed through the Senate and is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives early next year.
Liability and Compliance
Changing the chair: Goodbye Elizabeth Proust AO, welcome John Atkin
1 December 2018 | Ivan Ah Sam
Former AICD chairman Elizabeth Proust AO and her successor John Atkin discuss the AICD's future and the changing governance landscape.
The wrap up from the latest AGM season
1 December 2018 | Christopher Niesche
With AGM season wrapping up, we explore the notable events and governance issues raised.
3 ways to make the most of your CEO/chair relationship
1 December 2018
Productive teamwork between a chair and CEO is essential for good governance and positive business outcomes. Here's how the Centre for Social Impact make it work in practice.
The moments that made 2018 the year of governance
1 December 2018
Directors comment on the biggest events of 2018, from the banking Royal Commission, culture in sport, trust and #metoo.
Taronga Zoo takes hold of its future
1 December 2018 | Amy Braddon
Two decades ago Taronga Zoo faced social, legal and financial challenges, but a new philosophy and a strategy refocus brought the business back to life.
Health and Community
Reset for the future
1 December 2018 | Angus Armour FAICD
2018 will be remembered as a pivotal time for governance in Australia. Governance and organisational culture have been part of the national conversation, not just among directors, but in the community...
The New Governance of Data and Privacy
28 November 2018
In this edited extract from the AICD publishing imprint’s latest title, ‘The New Governance of Data and Privacy: Moving Beyond Compliance to Performance’, authors Malcolm Crompton AM...
Strengthening society through world-class governance
1 November 2018 | Angus Armour FAICD
Our new vision for the AICD reflects the commitment of members and staff to making a positive impact.