Year: 2020

  • Behind the scenes with Governance Institute’s virtual National Conference content curator, Anji Kurian

    by Anji Kurian, National Events Content Lead, Governance Institute of Australia

    On 7 and 8 December 2020, Governance Institute’s virtual National Conference will bring together renowned company directors and business leaders from around the world — from the trusted voices who have led diverse organisations for decades to young and innovative leaders forging new paths.

    We look forward to virtually welcoming you, our governance and risk management community from Australia and beyond, as we understand and prepare for the mega trends that will define the business landscape and shape strategy in the years to come.

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  • The future governance professional - 2019 National Conference session spotlight

    by Megan Motto, CEO, Governance Institute

    We’re thrilled with the response to our 2020 virtual National Conference. If you’re like us and counting down the weeks to the event, we have something to quench your thirst in the meantime... 

    We’re sharing six full sessions from the 2019 National Conference, so you can relive the experience! 

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  • The influential leader — leading calmly through the storm

    by Simon Pordage FGIA FCG (CS, CGP), Company Secretary, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) and Governance Institute Brand Ambassador

    When your organisation begins its journey of resilience and recovery from a crisis, the success of strategy rests on effective leadership. I’m thrilled to chair the session on The influential leader — leading calmly through the storm at Governance Institute's virtual National Conference in December

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  • Three ways COVID-19 changed workplace culture forever and how you can develop good governance

    by Leon Cox, General Manager, Membership

    Building a workplace culture that motivates people to perform their best work, supports open communication, transparency, and provides your workforce with stability requires diligence and deftness to achieve in the best of times.

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  • R U OK? 5 ways we check in on our friends, family and colleagues

    by Georgina Smith, Digital Marketing Coordinator

    Today is R U OK Day, Australia’s national day of action when we are reminded that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” if someone in your world is struggling with life's ups and downs.

    Tips from R U OK on how to start a conversation with someone:

    1. Ask R U OK?
    2. Listen with an open mind
    3. Encourage action
    4. Check in

    Find more tips at

    We asked six of our staff members how they ask their friends, family and colleagues, ‘R U OK?’

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  • Virtual National Conference — Register early for your chance to win an iPad!


    We’re giving one lucky delegate the opportunity to watch the virtual National Conference on a brand new iPad (worth $529)! All you need to do is register and pay before Friday, 16 October 

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