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Shaping the future of governance in Australia

A national membership association, Governance Institute of Australia advocates for a community of governance and risk management professionals, equipping over 8,000 members with the tools to drive better governance within their organisation.

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What is new from Governance Institute?

Governance Institute offers exclusive membership and a range of diverse study programs and courses, providing comprehensive expert training and knowledge in good governance practices.

  • New website, new password

    Please reset your Governance Institute login the first time you login to our new website and take the opportunity to update your personal details.

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    Renewals were due on 31 December 2023. Renew now and reap the benefits of membership with Governance Institute.

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Unlock the gateway to professional advancement with Governance Institute of Australia's membership. Elevate your career, impress your board, and stay ahead of the competition as you become the go-to expert.

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What is governance?

Governance encompasses the system by which an organisation is controlled and operates. It’s doing the right things, the right way, at the right time.

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View our upcoming events

Join us throughout the year for a diverse array of events, from engaging conferences and insightful webinars to vibrant social gatherings, fostering connections among industry professionals.

  • Wed 28 Feb
    NSW Roundtable: Operational Resilience — the questions executives should be asking today Sydney Harbour Marriott (May Gibbs Room) 30 Pitt St, Sydney NSW
  • Fri 01 Mar
    International Women’s Day Event - TAS RACV, Collins Room 154-156 Collins Street, Hobart TAS
  • Thu 07 Mar
    QLD Discussion group: Risk Governance Institute of Australia Level 8, 100 Creek Street, Brisbane City QLD
  • Thu 07 Mar
    Virtual discussion group: Risk - WA Virtual Event Perth WA
  • Thu 07 Mar
    Discussion group: Risk - WA FERN (SpaceCubed) 79 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA
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Stay informed and empowered with our Governance Institute journal, Governance Directions, delivering the latest articles and practical updates for mastering your governance and risk management role.

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