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Governance Institute of Australia is a division of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). ICSA is the premier global qualifying organisation for professionals aspiring to become a Chartered Secretary and qualifies people who have roles as company secretaries, governance advisers, risk managers, compliance managers and more.

ICSA is an international body, with over 30,000 members living and working in over 80 countries. It has nine divisions worldwide, supporting membership and qualifying students through their international qualifying scheme.

It is the worldwide qualifying body for chartered secretaries and governance professionals, whose broad skill set includes law, governance, and compliance, and who are intrinsically fundamental to the smooth running of all types of organisations, including public and private companies, and organisations in the not-for-profit and public sectors.

ICSA is the home of good governance. With 125 years of history, it assists in the development of skills, knowledge and experience of governance professionals through professional certification, training programs, quality guidance and technical expertise and know how.