• Six Policy Priorities to improve the standards of governance and risk management in Australia

    by Megan Motto, CEO, Governance Institute of Australia

    Megan Motto lays out a new six-point 'cheat sheet' that she says has helped spread the message about what the Governance Institute does. She also highlights how she has led an increased drive of our advocacy in the market and aimed to strengthen our position as the leading independent voice on governance in Australia. Motto also emphasises how Governance Institute has ramped up policy work and actively engaged government to ensure our members' views are widely heard. 

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  • The failure of Earle Haven is a clear call for stronger governance practices in the aged care sector

    by Leanne Ryan, National Manager, Service Delivery & State Manager, QLD Governance Institute of Australia

    The sensational walk out of contracted care staff from Earle Haven Aged Care last week is an absolute tragedy. It re-affirms the urgent requirement for aged care providers to ensure they have effective governance and risk management frameworks in place to not only protect their vulnerable residents, but their staff, and the viability of the organisation as a whole.

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  • Refining leadership capability in your organisation

    by Michael Griffiths, Director Cornerstone Integral and presenter at Leaders in Governance VIC and QLD

    Many leaders and organizations have begun to recognise that fragmented, incomplete approaches are not adequate for today’s multidimensional, ever-changing leadership and organisational challenges.

    Given the complexity of today’s organisation’s problems, it is no longer acceptable to simply try to use the latest management fad from a current bestseller. Experience shows this random approach to leadership development hinders as often as it helps. Organisations can no longer afford the unintended and often expensive consequences of partial, half-baked approaches to leadership development.

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  • GRMF Day 2: Resilience in the face of adversity


    Day two of the Governance and Risk Management Forum 2019 kicked off with Academy of Resilience’s CEO Stacey Copas delivering an uplifting and inspirational keynote talk. 


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  • International governance

    by Megan Motto, Chief Executive, Governance Institute of Australia

    Recently in Taipei I had my first real foray into the international world of governance through a range of meetings with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

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  • Artificial intelligence — Governance issues facing assurance providers and boards

    by Andrew Main, former Business Editor at The Australian

    Artificial Intelligence and its related technologies are all the buzz right now. As immature as they are, they can still be extremely helpful to internal auditors and their boards, but be wary — it doesn’t provide any ‘silver bullet’ solutions to data analysis or insights.

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