Media releases

Year: 2013

  • Independents urged to support independent directors on industry super boards


    Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) is urging the Independents to reconsider and support amendments that will improve the corporate governance of super funds by providing for the appointment of independent directors on industry superannuation boards.

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  • Capping self-education expenses another blow to productivity


    Ill-conceived Budget reforms that will stop workers from undertaking further education will seriously undermine Australia’s productivity, Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) claims. 

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  • Walk the talk on gender balance


    One of Australia’s most respected directors Graham Bradley AM has urged companies to stop procrastinating and take ownership of gender balancing their businesses by utilising the full range of talent available in the workplace.

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  • Chant Legacy awards 13 post graduate governance scholarships


    As the Trustee of the Leonard Watson Chant Legacy postgraduate governance scholarship, Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) has awarded 12 full and one partial scholarships to successful applicants who will have their study fees paid for all subjects required to complete their preferred governance course to the amount of AUD$2,000 per subject and a maximum of AUD$12,000 for the entire course. 

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  • Middle managers caught in executive pay blind spot


    Legislation requiring the termination pay of middle managers sitting on a subsidiary board of a large company to be approved by shareholders should be amended, as not only are such payments not material to shareholders, it is also a disincentive for rising executives to ‘upskill’.

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  • Adopt UK model for disclosing executive pay urges CSA


    Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) has urged the government to adopt the United Kingdom (UK) model for disclosing executive remuneration, claiming investors are best placed to know what disclosures they want and can then work directly with companies to formulate those disclosures.

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