Media releases

Month: May

  • Call for wholesale review of the Corporations Act


    Governance Institute of Australia is urging the next Federal Government to commit to a wholesale review of corporations law, claiming that corporate legislation developed in a pre-technological time needs reform to make it more relevant to the 21st century and more supportive of a robust economy.

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  • New guidance essential reading for public sector directors


    Instilling and safeguarding public trust and confidence in the entity they have oversight of goes to the very core of the role and responsibilities of directors on public sector boards, demanding a diligent and astute approach that can often be very different from that in the private sector.

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  • Top governance professionals renew call for AGM overhaul


    Sydney, 9 May 2016: There is a need for the annual general meeting (AGM) to be modernised to adapt for the digital age, improve its effectiveness as a communication and decision-making forum for shareholders and reduce avoidable costs for companies, say some of Australia’s leading governance professionals.

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