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  • Bringing shareholder communications into the 21st century

    by Catherine Maxwell, General Manager, Policy & Advocacy, Governance Institute.
    27/03/2020

    The Corporations Act was developed prior to the shift to a digital world. For Australia’s corporate markets to be fit for purpose for the 21st century they must remain competitive internationally, be up-to-date and streamlined. 

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  • The top five tips to succeed in studying from home

    by Mark Wilbourn, Executive Manager, Education, Governance Institute of Australia
    20/03/2020

    An increasing number of people are being asked to work from home in Australia. If you are socially distancing yourself, it is an opportunity to upskill. Here are our top five tips to succeed in studying from home. 

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  • COVID-19 — A message from our CEO

    by Megan Motto, Chief Executive, Governance Institute of Australia
    19/03/2020

    We at the Governance Institute of Australia were keen to check in with you during this time.

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  • International Women's Day 2020

    by Megan Motto, CEO, Governance Institute of Australia
    06/03/2020

    On Friday, 6th March, I hosted a fireside chat with three exceptional women, each a leader in her field. The Hon Justice Susan Crennan AC QC, Dr Mary Langcake, Director of Trauma, St George Hospital and Shelly Lowe, Vice President Global Markets, IBM Australia and New Zealand. Each of them spoke about their unique journey. What tied them together was a strong sense of their value. That they were the best person for the job. 

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  • Why you need to nominate a workplace compliance champion

    by Rachel Waterhouse, General Manager, Engagement
    26/02/2020

    Good governance and compliance doesn’t always get a lot of airtime, which is strange as it is the backbone of any ethical organisation and lack of robust governance will impact your business’ longevity.

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  • Three sessions accountants can’t afford to miss at #GRMF2020

    by Leanne Ryan, National Manager, Governance Institute of Australia
    14/02/2020

    In the year following the revelations of the Royal Commissions, the focus on governance and the risk of poor governance has never been sharper. For accounting professionals, this is a time when your skills, insights and best practice are central to organisational success and value. 
    We are delighted to bring you the Governance and Risk Management Forum 2020, a two-day program that offers deep and unique insights into how organisations are reframing their governance thinking to strengthen frameworks and practice. 

    Here are three sessions you can’t afford to miss at #GRMF2020

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