Topic: Governance

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Australian Governance Summit 2021: How NFPs are tackling the challenges of 2021 and beyond

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?

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

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

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 ...

Getting back-to-basics with governance

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.

Sustaining our hopes for 2021

A bitter US election contest was determined in November, but an orderly transition has been frustrated as the outcome was contested.

Suncorp chair Christine McLoughlin's big-picture view of governance

What's the best way to deal with emerging opportunities and challenges? Focus on the big issues, advises Suncorp chair Christine McLoughlin.

Investors put boards on notice over stronger social governance

Recent cases such as Rio Tinto and AMP show that managing stakeholder interests has never been more challenging for boards, especially in terms of social governance and meeting the demands of investor...

Sally Pitkin on the evolution of governance: “We’ve got people issues on the board agenda”

Dr Sally Pitkin FAICD is the 2020 recipient of the AICD Queensland Division Gold Medal Award. Over her 25 year board career, Dr Pitkin has consistently promoted the highest standards of corporate gove...

Sally Pitkin FAICD 2020 Queensland Gold Medal Award Winner

With the enhanced regulatory, political and community focus on corporate Australia over recent years, the importance of good governance has reshaped the priorities of board agendas across the nation. ...
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