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  • New whistleblower protections go live

    17/07/2019

    From 1 July 2019, the new whistleblower provisions added to the Corporations Act 2001 came into effect, which the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) believes will encourage more whistleblowers to come forward to expose corporate misconduct.

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  • APRA applies additional capital requirements to ANZ, NAB and Westpac

    17/07/2019

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has announced that it is applying additional capital requirements to ANZ, NAB and Westpac, reflecting their higher operational risks.

    This follows their self-assessments on governance, accountability and culture. The capital add-ons will apply until the banks have completed their planned remediation to strengthen risk management, and closed gaps identified in their self-assessments.

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  • Premier Steven Marshall discusses new Space Agency as part of Public Sector Forum 2019

    02/07/2019

    In front of a full house of 150 attendees, Governance Institute State Manager, Susan Bradbrook, and CEO Megan Motto welcomed the South Australian Premier, Steven Marshall, to deliver the keynote address at the Governance Institute of Australia’s annual Public Sector Forum, held at Stamford Plaza in Adelaide on Wednesday 26 June.

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  • Leaders in Governance: Driving Innovation and Collaboration in your team

    by Mandy Holloway, Leadership facilitator, executive coach and speaker at Courageous Leaders
    26/06/2019

    Senior/existing leaders are faced with the challenging task of strengthening the level of trust within their Executive and Management Teams, to the level necessary for them to enable their organization to continue innovating at the rate that keeps pace with the market within which they are operating.

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  • Sustainability: the new face of risk

    by Madelyn Antoncic, PhD, CEO, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation
    26/06/2019

    Sustainability is simply a 21st century extension of traditional risk management. As an emerging arm of an established practice, sustainability requires rigorous interrogation of existing approaches, such as scenario analysis and stress tests, as well as through the development of new, next-generation techniques. However, as I’ve learned at various stages of my career — for example, when developing innovative climate-related risk mitigation plans for countries at the World Bank — robust risk assessment is impossible without reliable data. 

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  • Fellow Diane Smith-Gander awarded Order of Australia

    21/06/2019

    Governance Institute of Australia fellow, Diane Smith-Gander, has been awarded an Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to business, women’s engagement in executive roles, gender equality and the community as part of the Queen’s Birthday honours.

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