Media releases

Year: 2013

  • CSA to rebrand as Governance Institute of Australia


    On 20 September 2013, over 7,000 Members of Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) will vote on a major rebrand that will see CSA renamed, if approved by Members, the Governance Institute of Australia — more accurately reflecting the organisation’s role as the only professional association with a sole focus on the practice of governance in public, private and not-for-profit organisations.

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  • Take the education cap off the agenda warns CSA


    Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) has welcomed Federal Treasurer, Chris Bowen’s announcement that the government will defer the controversial cap on work-related self-education expenses until 1 July 2015 but is urging both Liberal and Labor to take it off the agenda.

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  • Integrated reporting should be about integrated thinking, not ticking boxes claims CSA


    Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) is urging the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) to rethink the draft framework on integrated reporting (IR) claiming it will discourage organisations from exploring how they can move towards integrated thinking and, in turn, integrated reporting.


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  • CSA warns against capping self-education expenses


    Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) is urging the government not to cap work-related self-education expense deductions, claiming that a $2,000 cap on education expense deductions will only serve to deter Australians from undertaking further education and training, and will not target those abusing the system.

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  • Letter to Editor, AFR, Don’t penalise those who are required to upskill


    Following the government’s announcement that self-education expense claims are to be capped at $2000, many alarm bells started to ring, both for individuals who would be affected by the measure and those who provide education (‘Professional groups challenge $2000 cap on education expenses’, 14 May 2013).

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  • New course designed by risk professionals for risk professionals


    The peak professional body for governance and risk professionals, Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA), has launched a ground-breaking comprehensive course in risk management which is unrivalled in terms of breadth and depth of coverage and content.

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