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governance in focus disability organisations
23 April 2018 | Phil Butler GAICD
The AICD released its NFP Governance and Performance Study in September 2017, providing our annual insight into governance trends and concerns for the NFP sector.
A board reboot works at Outward Bound
9 October 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
The board of Outward Bound had a problem common to many not-for-profits – a long-serving but ageing group of directors. Enter a new chair, who carried out a board refresh which has resulted in a new a...
Australian-first study reveals boardroom gap on innovation
18 September 2019
Directors are often too focused on short-term results and traditional risks, rather than the potential disruption facing their organisations, according to a study released by the Australian Institute ...
Driving innovation: the boardroom gap
18 September 2019
Innovation is both disrupting and creating opportunities for Australian businesses, Not-for-Profits, and governments. How boards lead their organisations in this environment is critical to the long- t...
New AICD Resource: Financial Fundamentals for Not-for-Profit Directors
10 September 2019
Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector, with more than 600,000 organsiations, employs over a million people and services millions more, many of whom are disadvantaged. Recent royal commissions ...
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Duties and responsibilities
AASB Accounting Standards – Revised definition of not-for-profit (NFP) entity
9 September 2019
On 9 September the AICD made a submission to the Australian Accounting Standards Board on their proposal to amend the definition of a not for profit entity and provide implementation guidance on the n...
What claims can be made against you?
2 September 2019
Learn what to do if someone makes a claim against you.
Are you fit for purpose?
1 September 2019 | Professor Pamela Hanrahan
"Fit and proper" person requirements are being applied across a broader range of organisations. How do you measure up?
What's next for NFP governance?
1 September 2019 | Phil Butler GAICD, Tony Featherstone
AICD's 10th annual Not-for-Profit Governance and Performance study provides insight into shifting governance trends for the sector.
How one NFP turned a digital threat into a business opportunity
1 September 2019 | Beverley Head
Charity sector operator Good2Give confronted new competition by disrupting itself. Their experience holds lessons for all NFPs on the value of embracing digital transformation.
AICD announces 140 NFP scholarship recipients
19 August 2019
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has announced the 140 recipients of its governance scholarship for leaders of small not-for-profit organisations.