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Year: 2019

  • Three governance lessons from Home Alone

    by Rachel Waterhouse, Executive Manager, Engagement, Governance Institute of Australia
    23/12/2019

    Like many lunch rooms across Australia, we’ve been discussing our favourite Christmas movies. A Christmas Story and Miracle on 34th Street ranked highly — but Home Alone was the stand out here at Governance Institute. Which then got me thinking about the core governance and risk management lessons in this movie…

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  • Why Yoda is the king of corporate governance

    by Ken Weldin FGIA, Partner, PKF
    20/12/2019

    Well, the wait is nearly over. This weekend sees the release of the new Star Wars movie. The end of the sequel trilogy.

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  • Westpac — the risks of non-financial risks

    by Catherine Maxwell, General Manager, Policy & Advocacy
    28/11/2019

    AUSTRAC’s proceedings against Westpac for serious and systemic non-compliance with the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (AML/CTF Act) on 20 November 2019 have unleashed a series of events which are likely to play out for some time to come.

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  • Five ways to maximise your study

    by Mark Wilbourn, Executive Manager, Education, Governance Institute of Australia
    13/11/2019

    With only weeks until 2020, there is still time to upskill. Our online courses take the hassle out of professional development, but there are a few other things you can do to keep things manageable.

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  • Fourth Ethics Index compelling on climate change

    by Megan Motto, CEO, Governance Institute of Australia
    12/11/2019

    In business and politics, trust is everything.

    For the fourth year, the Governance Institute of Australia’s Ethics Index provides a powerful barometer of Australians’ ethical perception of different sectors, industries and job types within them.  

    But this year, we have seen the emergence of a new and undeniably clear theme.

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  • Highlights of National Conference 2019 Day Two

    by Leon Cox, General Manager & Membership State Manager, VIC
    04/09/2019

    Day Two of the National Conference started with a comprehensive presentation on the global political and economic environment by Lakshmi Shyam-Sunder, Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, World Bank Group. Lakshmi stressed how the current uncertain global environment calls for a more agile response. She noted that the Global Policy Uncertainty Index has been rising, highlighted by the changing world power dynamics as countries are “splintering”.

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