Topic: Health and Community

The Health and Community sector provides support to sustain and nurture the functioning of individuals, families and groups within the community to enhance their wellbeing.

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Taronga Zoo takes hold of its future

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.

Preparing for the Aged Care Royal Commission

AICD Senior Policy Adviser Lucas Ryan GAICD explores what directors can do to prepare their organisations for the Aged Care Royal Commission.

The future of work – Six trends for your board agenda

Work is changing and the way directors govern their organisations must adapt. Boards will need to take informed and considered steps to take advantage of new opportunities. A new report by the AICD, D...

Is your organisation's WHS policy up to scratch?

Recent and proposed changes to WHS legislation serve as a timely reminder for directors to be more cognisant of their board's responsibilities.

Cabrini Health on growth, governance and helping the community

While one of Victoria's largest hospital providers navigates competition, succession planning, and technology disruption, they haven't forgotten their purpose: to help the needy.

The economic impact of farm drought in rural Australia

Drought is a recurring feature of rural life in Australia, but its increased frequency may require a policy rethink.

What we know about the Aged Care Royal Commission...so far

On Sunday 16 September, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the establishment of a Royal Commission into the Aged Care sector. The Prime Minister said, “This Royal Commission will primarily ...

Modernising Work Health and Safety laws in Western Australia

On 6 September 2018 the AICD made a submission to the proposals of the Western Australian Government to modernise Western Australia’s Work Health and Safety laws in the state. In its submission the AI...

How mindfulness can improve your board performance

Gillian Coutts recounts how mental discipline and mindfulness have improved her board performance and capacity to fulfil her director responsibilities.

How a passion for rugby helped this construction giant succeed

Family values, a public governance mindset and a passion for rugby helped Buildcorp founders Tony and Josephine Sukkar succeed in the construction industry.
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