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Governance Institute welcomes Treasurer’s announcement to allow electronic execution of documents and communications, but virtual AGMs placed in holding pattern
Governance Institute of Australia has welcomed the Treasurer’s announcement today that temporary regulations that allowed organisations to execute and send documents electronically during the pandemic will be made permanent.
“Long overdue” national anti-corruption watchdog welcomed, but key flaws need to be fixed, says Governance Institute
Governance Institute of Australia has strongly welcomed the first direct steps to establish a national anti-corruption body but says some key flaws in the proposal need to be fixed.
More strategic, important — and creative: Governance Institute releases major study into future of the risk management profession
With the pandemic delivering a sharp lesson in risk in 2020, shining a strong spotlight on the risk management profession, Governance Institute of Australia has taken a microscope to the sector to uncover the key challenges likely to hit next — and outline how the profession can best prepare for more rapid change.
With speakers ranging from a 19-year-old Australian scientist, futurists and data experts - to top CEOs, company secretaries and economists - Governance Institute of Australia is pleased to formally launch the full program of expert speakers for its two-day National Conference in December.
Ethics Index 2020 shows strong support for COVID-19 restrictions and front-line health workers as nation’s ethical score soars
Governance Institute of Australia’s Ethics Index 2020 — a survey of 1,000 people’s attitudes to ethical conduct across society — has shown broad consensus on a range of COVID-19 restrictions considered controversial in some sections of media and the community.
Time to clean up the paper-based mess: Governance Institute calls for coherent laws on virtual meetings and e-documents in submission to Treasury
Temporary changes allowing virtual meetings and e-signing of documents during the pandemic should be made permanent, Governance Institute of Australian has said in a submission to Treasury. Without action these temporary changes finish in March 2021.