Media releases

Year: 2014

  • Government urged to go further than Murray’s recommendations on super and ASIC


    While Governance Institute supports most of David Murray’s Financial System Inquiry (FSI) recommendations, it is urging the government to go further and give members of super funds a voice in the choice of directors. 

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  • Trisha Mok new president of Governance Institute


    Governance Institute of Australia’s new president Trisha Mok FGIA is only the third woman in the organisation’s 100-year history to be appointed president and chair of the professional association and her appointment is indicative of the changing nature of Governance Institute, which historically has been a male-dominated domain.

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  • Inaugural Governance Institute forum supports strong NFP governance


    To support the growing importance of good governance in the not-for-profit (NFP) sector, Governance Institute of Australia is holding its inaugural NFP Forum on the theme of ‘Integrated governance and risk management’ on Wednesday 26 November, 2014 at the Rydges Hotel, Perth.

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  • Leading directors urge debate on making corporate responsibility a director’s duty


    Governance Institute of Australia today launched a discussion paper inviting public comment on whether the time-honoured corporations law principle that shareholder interests are paramount in business decision-making must change as community expectations demand higher levels of corporate responsibility.

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  • Good governance trailblazer one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence


    The board of Governance Institute of Australia is delighted to announce that the institute’s longstanding director of policy and publishing Ms Judith Fox is a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2014.   

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  • Governance Institute says ‘bring back CAMAC’


    The Federal Government’s public consultation on the draft Bill to abolish the Corporations & Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) must consider the option of retaining the highly respected body that has been a powerhouse for intelligent, effective and practical corporations and financial markets reform for 24 years, says Governance Institute of Australia.

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