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The future is out there

1 December 2018 | Narelle Hooper MAICD The chance to treble the size of Australia’s space sector and create new jobs prompted Nova Group chair and South Australia’s inaugural chief entrepreneur, Jim Whalley GAICD, to pick up the phone to astronaut Pamela Melroy GAICD.
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A wake-up call on innovation

Australia’s risk-averse boardrooms are falling short when it comes to innovation, according to an Australian-first study carried out by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), in partner...

Introduction to the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI)

Terri Janke and Company, Lawyers and Consultants, have teamed up with the Australian Institute of Company Directors to take a look at the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006,...

Where to now for shareholder primacy?

In a major policy change, the US Business Roundtable has rejected the principle of shareholder primacy in defining the purpose of the corporation. But what does this mean for Australian directors?

Accelerated pathways through recognition

Deakin University CEO Professor Barry J. Cooper recently visited AICD offices in Sydney to finalise a member-focused joint agreement between the AICD and the university which offers special benefits f...

Modern slavery laws: insights for directors

Last year, the Commonwealth government passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (the Act) to address the risk of modern slavery in Australian businesses and their supply chains.

4 takeaways from the Public Sector Governance Forum:19

Public sector governance is more challenging than it has ever been. Low trust, digital transformation and skill shortages were front of mind at the Public Sector Governance Forum:19 held recently in C...

9 trends that are changing Australia's equity markets

From ESG to shareholder activism, here are the 9 equity market trends that could impact how your board governs.
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