Find out more
Australian institute of Company Directors (beta)
AICD is the leading voice in Australia supporting members, their companies and boards to achieve best-practice governance
SEE ALL TOPICS
All Content Types
Governance Leadership Centre
5 takeaways from the 2020 AGS
11 March 2020
The Australian Governance Summit 2020 was the biggest ever, attracting an audience of more than 1500 directors and business and not-for-profit leaders and airing concerns on important issues impacting...
Does your supply chain exclude women?
10 March 2020
A new toolkit released by Femeconomy and the 30% Club shows businesses how to develop procurement principles to ensure that businesses led by women and owned by women are included in ethical supply ch...
Implementing governance reform could help your organisation thrive
1 March 2020 | Jane Southward
NFP AUSTSWIM has trained more than 350,000 teachers of swimming and water safety since 1979. Chair John Rigby explains why the organisation decided to review its governance and constitution.
Saving the surf life savers
1 March 2020
Following a string of public scandals, Surf Life Saving Australia's reputation as a national icon was on the line. Now, its working to bring governance and accountability back.
Health and Community
Australia's unique and uniquely burdensome director liability environment
10 February 2020
Australian directors face some legal exposures that their counterparts in the United Kingdom, the United States and other leading economies do not, write Rachel Nicolson and Andrew Wilcock of Allens.
What directors need to know from the aged care Royal Commission interim report
1 February 2020
The release of the Aged Care Royal Commission interim report on 31 October 2019 prompts calls for an increase in transparency, accountability and communication.
Aged Care Royal Commission
UK governance developments seek to increase accountability
14 January 2020 | Sally Linwood GAICD
The UK Institute of Directors (IoD) has launched a Manifesto on Corporate Governance that calls for sweeping governance changes contained in 10 policy proposals.
Sharon Warburton on boardrooms of the future
14 January 2020
Ahead of next month’s Australian Governance Summit 2020 we caught up with leading ASX director and opening speaker Sharon Warburton GAICD to hear her insights on what boards of the future will ...
Why directors can’t ignore climate risk
14 January 2020 | Angus Armour FAICD
We have seen the catastrophic consequences of climate change this summer. We can’t ignore scientists who tell us the unprecedented bushfire severity is due to the effects of global warming.
Disability Royal Commission to report in 2020
14 January 2020
In this interview, Fiona Payne, GAICD, chair of WA therapy provider Therapy Focus, who sits on the AICD NFP Chairs Forum and is a speaker at the Australian Governance Summit in March, looks at the gov...