Governance Institute blog

Month: Feb

You don’t know what you don’t know

Posted by Kate Charters, Director, Management Solutions (Qld) on 17/02/2017

A government bureaucrat for 20 years and running my own business for over 15 years, I thought I had the governance of boards and chairing meetings down pat and was up to speed on the processes and procedures inherent in sitting on an executive board.

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Call for ‘one-stop’ shop for whistleblowers

Posted by Steven Burrell, Chief executive Governance Institute of Australia on 15/02/2017

This morning Governance Institute lodged a submission with Treasury calling for a stand-alone, ‘one-stop-shop’ Act for corporate whistleblowers as we have been concerned for some time that navigating the complexities of disclosing information to the correct regulator or agency could be a disincentive for reporting possible wrong doing.

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Aged care — the next big challenge for boards

Posted by Steven Burrell, Chief Executive, Governance Institute of Australia on 09/02/2017

Next Monday (20 February), at a lunchtime event at Doltone House in Sydney’s CBD, Governance Institute will launch Adding value to governance in aged care, a ‘must-have’ guide for directors and senior management facing the governance challenges of a sector going through unprecedented disruption

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