Governance Institute blog

Month: Sep

Governance Institute on the world stage

Posted by Trisha Mok FGIA, Immediate Past President, Governance Institute of Australia on 29/09/2016

Australia and Governance Institute were on the world stage last week when the International Council of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA International), our international body, met in Sydney on 15 and 16 September 2016.

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The fraud paradox

Posted by Brett Warfield on 21/09/2016

At Warfield & Associates, we’ve had many years’ experience investigating company fraud by employees and third parties in both the public and private sectors.  Since 2008 we have been conducting detailed research into more than 1,000 cases of fraud on Australian organisations in order to identify the internal control weaknesses or loopholes that have enabled these frauds to take place and understand the psychology of fraud.

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The newly listed governance professional

Posted by Janine Rolfe, Director, Company Matters Pty Limited on 14/09/2016

A governance professional must possess a broad skill set to traverse adeptly and fluidly multiple matters, many of which are novel, complex and contentious.


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The future of charity regulation in Australia

Posted by David Locke, ACNC Assistant Commissioner on 09/09/2016

Over the last few months, I have had the privilege of meeting with thousands of charities across Australia at our Ask ACNC sessions. ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM, Assistant Commissioner Murray Baird and I visited 30 locations around the country, holding events in every capital city, as well as many regional centres.

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