Webcasts & webinars

Access practical content at a time and place that suits you —  whether it’s at home, at the office or as you commute. Our 45–60 minute webinars are the ideal way to meet your professional development needs at your convenience.  We'll supply you with a recording of the webcast or webinar a week after the live event.

Upcoming webcasts & webinars

Webinar: Navigating global risk - what has changed, what remains the same

9 November

  • Chair: Avryl Lattin, Partner, Clyde & Co
  • Aengus Collins, Deputy Director and Head of Policy, International Risk Governance Centre (Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Lucienne Layton FGIA, Chief Risk Officer, Crestone Holdings Limited

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Not-for-Profit Governance Forum (VIC, online forum)

13 November

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Governance Institute virtual National Conference

7-8 December


Recorded webcasts & webinars

Webinar: Accelerating digital transformation to drive recovery and growth (October 2020)

  • Chair: Diane Smith-Gander AO FGIA FCG, Non-executive Director, Wesfarmers and AGL Energy and Governance Institute brand ambassador 
  • Kalliopi Spyridaki, Chief Privacy Strategist, Europe & Asia Pacific, SAS (Brussels)

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Webinar: The global company secretary (free to attend, October 2020)

  • Chair: Dottie Schindlinger, Executive Director, Diligent Institute
  • Peggy Foran, Chief Governance Officer, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, Prudential Financial (US)

Coming soon

Webinar: Governance Through A Crisis: Lessons from COVID-19 (September 2020)

  • Chair: Louise Petschler GAICD, General Manager, Advocacy, AICD
  • Simon Pordage LLB (Hons) FGIA FCIS, Company Secretary, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ)
  • Fiona Payne, Chair, Therapy Focus
  • Rebecca McGrath FAICD, Chair, Oz Minerals
  • Peter Goffin, General Counsel and Company Secretary at Australian Medical Association (Victoria)

Coming soon


The Hostile AGM - GRT Roundtable 

National Webinar: Investigating hypothetical scenarios where your AGM is being disrupted by a shareholder or other hostilities (October 2020)

  • Glenn Vassallo, Managing Director, GRT Lawyers 

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Aged care professional development events

National webinar: Adding value to governance in aged care (September 2020)

  • Nick Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Services
  • Brendan Moore, General Manager Member Services, Leading Age Services Australia
  • Megan Motto FGIA, Chief Executive Officer, Governance Institute of Australia  
  • Chair: Cynthia Payne, Managing Director, Anchor Excellence

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Webinar: Corporate culture and governance during the pandemic - lessons for the post-pandemic world (September 2020)

  • Gavin Robertson, Principal Lawyer, Macpherson Kelley
  • Bob Barbour, Director, Stagira Consulting
  • Belinda Gibson FGIA, Non-executive Director, Ausgrid, Citibank Australia, Brisbane Airport


Briefing: Proactive risk management for recovery and resilience
 (August 2020)

  • Dr Jolene Morse FGIA, Head of Risk Models & Support, Business Banking, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
  • Claire Hamilton FGIA, Chief Risk Officer, Australia Post


Webinar series: Career advice sessions (July 2020)

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Webinar: Relevance and materiality of climate risk disclosure (July 2020)

  • Chair: Guy Gilead, Senior Sales Director, Nasdaq Governance Solutions
  • James Hall, General Manager – Corporate Finance, AGL
  • Måns Carlsson-Sweeny, Head of ESG Research, Ausbil Investment Management
  • Catherine Maxwell FGIA, General Manager, Policy and Advocacy, Governance Institute of Australia


Briefing: Coronavirus (COVID-19) — Good governance for charities and not-for-profits on frontlines (June 2020)

  • Chair: David Crosbie, CEO, Community Council for Australia
  • Sue Woodward, Head of Not-for-profit Law, Justice Connect
  • Belinda Dimovski, Director – Engagement & Support, Australian Red Cross
  • Anna Longley, Assistant Commissioner & General Counsel, Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission


Webcast: Australian sports - opportunities for good governance (June 2020)

  • Rob Dalton, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Sport Australia
  • Andrew Wellington, Chairman, Brisbane Lions Club
  • Jodie Fields, previous Australian Women's Cricket Captain
  • Chair: Glenn Vassallo, Managing Director of GRT Lawyers


Digital Workshop: Whistleblowing - Implementing an ethical, responsible and lawful framework (June 2020)

Online access for 30 days from purchase

  • Andrew McLeish, Managing Director, Stopline
  • Dianne Cubbins, Senior Manager of Investigations, Stopline


Virtual Governance and Risk Management Forum 2020 — individual sessions (May 2020)

Business leaders from across key sectors shared their expertise and insights on adaptable strategies and frameworks for responsible governance and agile risk management at this unprecedented time.


Securing board meeting information, flows and process

  • Anne Cathrine Linchausen, Governance Solutions Advisor for Asia Pacific, Diligent
  • Joanne McMaster, Regional Sales Director, Diligent 


Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Impact on AGMs and practical guidance for contingency planning (April 2020)

  • Tim Paine FGIA FCIS, Joint Company Secretary, Rio Tinto
  • Catherine Maxwell FGIA FCIS, General Manager Policy & Advocacy, Governance Institute of Australia
  • Sara Drury, General Manager, Redback Connect (Chair)


Coronavirus (COVID-19). Know your directors’ duties and how to manage them (April 2020)

  • Gavin Robertson, Principal, Macpherson Kelley
  • John Keenan, Principal, BRI Ferrier


Coronavirus (COVID-19) - evolving business impact and continuity planning (March 2020)

    • Robbie Sinclair, Business Continuity Planning and Risk Executive
    • Shae McCartney, Partner, Clayton Utz


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