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Proposed bill a good first-step towards whistleblower protection


Governance Institute has commended the Government for the improvements to whistleblower protections included in the bill currently before parliament.

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ACNC review highlights importance of fundraising reform


In its submission to the five-year review of the Australian Charites and Not-for-profit Commission Acts, Governance Institute has highlighted the importance of fundraising reform to address regulatory inefficiencies and costs impacting charities, while praising the work of the commission.

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Governance Institute awards scholarships to three high-achievers


Governance Institute of Australia has awarded the 2018 Leonard Watson Chant Legacy postgraduate governance scholarship to three outstanding professionals. Recipients hail from Port Moresby, Perth and Canberra.

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Warren Baillie FGIA new president of Governance Institute

Posted by Governance Institute on 08/02/2018

Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Warren Baillie president, effective 1 January 2018. Mr Baillie takes the reins ahead of an exciting year as Governance Institute continues its work promoting and facilitating world-class whole-of-organisation governance.

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Governance Institute appoints Mark Wilbourn National Director Education and Training


Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Mark Wilbourn National Director of Education and Training where he will be responsible for world leading, member-facing and client-centric professional education and training offerings.

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New guide provides roadmap to better corporate culture


Regulators have warned that listed and non-listed companies lacking good corporate culture will fail investors and stakeholders, and in response key industry bodies have collaborated to produce a guide on managing culture.

Managing Culture — A Good Practice Guide, was launched today at The Ethics Centre, by the Institute for Internal Auditors Australia (IIA-A), The Ethics Centre, Governance Institute of Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand.

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