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Aged Care Royal Commission interim report released – Impacts for NFP Governance

The Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety titled Neglect was released on 31 October 2019 and says the system designed to care for older Australians is woefully inade...

4 essentials for a director induction program

A comprehensive induction process for new board members will help them to contribute more quickly and appropriately.

2018 NFP Governance and Performance Study underway

The ‘Not-for-Profit Governance and Performance Study’ is the largest and most in-depth research of its kind, and we need to hear from directors to continue the study’s impact.

Trust in not-for-profits

Public trust is the not-for-profit (NFP) sector’s most valuable asset. The sector has enjoyed historically high levels of trust which it has leveraged to make its substantial contribution to the Austr...

Governance in focus: disability organisations

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.

Happy birthday ACNC

NFP Sector Leader Phil Butler GAICD wishes the ACNC a happy fifth birthday and overviews the articles in this edition.

Board level: What I've learned at the table...

Sitting on a not-for-profit board for the first time can be bewildering, even for directors accustomed to corporate settings.

How to improve your reporting process

Story telling is an art and the reporting process is no different. It’s the organisational equivalent of a magnum opus – the omnibus of information that tells stakeholders the truth about your purpose...

Sporting boards are improving gender imbalance

As much as major sporting leagues make all the right noises, board diversity is still limited. But the number of women is slowly increasing in the male-dominated sport sector

How to manage the passionate and the peeved in the boardroom

The many different personalities around the board table can have positive and negative effects on the board’s effectiveness.
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