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You don’t know what you don’t know

Posted by Kate Charters, Director, Management Solutions (Qld) on 17/02/2017

A government bureaucrat for 20 years and running my own business for over 15 years, I thought I had the governance of boards and chairing meetings down pat and was up to speed on the processes and procedures inherent in sitting on an executive board.

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Call for ‘one-stop’ shop for whistleblowers

Posted by Steven Burrell, Chief executive Governance Institute of Australia on 15/02/2017

This morning Governance Institute lodged a submission with Treasury calling for a stand-alone, ‘one-stop-shop’ Act for corporate whistleblowers as we have been concerned for some time that navigating the complexities of disclosing information to the correct regulator or agency could be a disincentive for reporting possible wrong doing.

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Aged care — the next big challenge for boards

Posted by Steven Burrell, Chief Executive, Governance Institute of Australia on 09/02/2017

Next Monday (20 February), at a lunchtime event at Doltone House in Sydney’s CBD, Governance Institute will launch Adding value to governance in aged care, a ‘must-have’ guide for directors and senior management facing the governance challenges of a sector going through unprecedented disruption

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Career Information Session — insights and advice to advance your career

Posted by Rachel Waterhouse, National Director, Engagement, Governance Institute of Australia on 15/12/2016

On 24 November in Sydney we held a Career Information Session for those seeking to enhance their career and further their knowledge as governance or risk professionals through postgraduate study opportunities.

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My postgraduate journey

Posted by Susie Zhong AGIA, Company Secretary, Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine on 05/12/2016

My postgraduate education began when I came to Sydney back in 2007 and completed a Master of Accounting at Macquarie University — however the lightbulb moment occurred when I secured a life-changing volunteer experience with Associations Forum.

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New risk designation: A career boost for risk management practitioners

Posted by Louise Campbell AGIA ACIS, Head of Risk, Group Risk, Origin Energy Limited on 01/12/2016

I’m pleased to be supporting Governance Institute of Australia’s new Risk and Governance Professional designation. The new designation offers national recognition for risk management practitioners who have completed the Graduate Diploma of Applied Risk Management and Corporate Governance or the Graduate Certificate of Applied Risk Management.

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