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AICD Governance Snapshot: The Board’s Role in Responding to Workplace Sexual Harassment – a ‘Compla...
10 August 2021
The AICD encourages directors to work with management to develop an organisational framework that prioritises a transparent and ‘complainant centric’ approach in responding to sexual harassment in the...
Work Health and Safety
1 July 2021
Well-timed moves and a strong governance structure has helped Australia’s sovereign wealth fund mature. So what comes next?
Governing in the future
The trusted voice of governance
1 June 2021 | Angus Armour FAICD
The trusted voice of governance, from the CEO.
Australian Governance Summit
Lessons for boards from the Crown inquiry
27 April 2021 | David McElrea
While the specifics of Crown’s issues may be unique to the sector, there are lessons from the casino operator’s governance failings for all boards.
How effectively is your board elevating the stakeholder voice?
27 April 2021
To govern effectively, boards must understand the environment in which their organisation operates, including the interests and concerns of their stakeholders – whether they be employees, customers, s...
Australian Governance Summit 2021: How NFPs are tackling the challenges of 2021 and beyond
1 April 2021 | Shelley Dempsey
From sporting organisations to the aged care sector, the pandemic delivered serious challenges for most not-for-profit organisations. As they begin to address recovery in 2021, many are turning their ...
Are audit committees responding effectively to new challenges?
1 April 2021 | Tony Rasman
The Hayne Royal Commission, the CBA Inquiry, and recently the Bergin report into Crown Casinos continue to spotlight governance failings. A lack of urgency in dealing with issues, poor reporting, and ...
AICD Governance Snapshot: The board’s role in preventing workplace sexual harassment
31 March 2021
The AICD encourages directors and management to work together to foster safe workplaces for their employees. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to responding to workplace sexual harassment.
What does our post-pandemic future look like? Australian Governance Summit 2021 highlights
8 March 2021 | Shelley Dempsey
This year’s Australian Governance Summit held in Sydney was attended by 1,200 directors and staged in a hybrid format for the first time, with half the attendees taking part online. Debate was lively ...
Australian Governance Summit
Getting back-to-basics with governance
1 March 2021 | Dr Judith MacCormick FAICD
Has governance become too much of a burden? It's time for directors to get back to the basics of providing strong oversight and strategic support with a focus on culture.