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Warren Baillie FGIA new president of Governance Institute

Posted by Governance Institute on 08/02/2018

Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Warren Baillie president, effective 1 January 2018. Mr Baillie takes the reins ahead of an exciting year as Governance Institute continues its work promoting and facilitating world-class whole-of-organisation governance.

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Governance Institute appoints Mark Wilbourn National Director Education and Training


Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Mark Wilbourn National Director of Education and Training where he will be responsible for world leading, member-facing and client-centric professional education and training offerings.

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New guide provides roadmap to better corporate culture


Regulators have warned that listed and non-listed companies lacking good corporate culture will fail investors and stakeholders, and in response key industry bodies have collaborated to produce a guide on managing culture.

Managing Culture — A Good Practice Guide, was launched today at The Ethics Centre, by the Institute for Internal Auditors Australia (IIA-A), The Ethics Centre, Governance Institute of Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand.

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Sports Governance Program released, targets the ‘grassroots’


Governance Institute, in partnership with elearning provider etrainu, has released Australia’s first Sports Governance Program targeting the grassroots. Working in Sports Essentials (WISE) is an internet-based course designed to provide fundamental governance knowledge to anyone involved in sport.  The program is suitable for everyone from grassroots volunteers to committee members and club directors to managers and executives of sports organisations.

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Governance Institute appoints senior governance professional Catherine Maxwell Director of Policy and Advocacy


Australia’s peak body for governance, Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Catherine Maxwell Director of Policy and Advocacy. Ms Maxwell has a strong legal, governance and policy background having had experience in similar policy and advocacy roles at AICD, APRA and ASX. 

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Unintended consequences flow from proposal requiring companies to keep email addresses on their share registers


Senator Nick Xenophon’s proposal to amend the Corporations Act requiring companies to include members’ email address on their share register has far reaching legal consequences, Governance Institute of Australia will tell the Senate Economics Legislation Committee today.

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