• Top five governance issues for public sector professionals

    by Tony Nippard FGIA, Managing Director, NIPPARD Pty Ltd, and Chair of Governance Institute’s Public Sector Governance Forum

    Governance hasn’t been out of the headlines over recent months — and the learnings are as crucial for the public sector, as any other sector. Here are my top five governance issues for public sector professionals.

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  • Women in leadership — tips from a Director

    by Elissa Lippiatt, Director at ECOVIS Clark Jacobs

    There are key advantages to having more women in leadership positions. Elissa Lippiatt, Director, ECOVIS Clark Jacobs shares her top tips for women striving to reach executive level. 

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  • Australians lose faith in corporate ethics in wake of banking scandals

    by Steven Burrell, Chief Executive, Governance Institute of Australia

    Australians expect high standards from their financial institutions, but our research suggests that these are far from being met. Continuing scandals and revelations from the Hayne Royal Commission are further eroding Australians’ trust in the ethical behaviour of companies, according to the findings of Governance Institute of Australia’s annual Ethics Index.

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  • New Corporate Governance Principles too prescriptive

    by Steven Burrell, Chief Executive Officer, Governance Institute of Australia

    As you may have read in today’s AFR, Governance Institute of Australia has raised concerns with the draft 4th edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (Principles and Recommendations), including the increased level of prescription in a number of areas and the  inclusion of imprecise terms such as ‘social licence to operate’.

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  • Five tips for maximising our website

    by Rachel Waterhouse, Executive Manager, Engagement

    I hope you’ve been enjoying our new website! It was built with you in mind, so we want to make sure you’re getting the most out of it. Here are my top five tips for getting the most out of our website.

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  • Insider tips on maximising postgraduate study

    by Gabrielle Trenbath (WA), board member, Disability Services, Avivo: Live Life, and Physical Disability Australia

    As an early career board member, I have been developing awareness of governance and strategy throughout my career. I serve on several boards, including those of Disability Services and Physical Disability Australia.

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