In this special report, we put the recent federal budget under the microscope, outlining what you need to know about the major governance and risk management announcements.
We drill down on the Treasurer’s announcements regarding the new National Anti-Corruption Commission, the digital economy, cybersecurity and privacy, climate change, aged care, deregulation and modernising business communications, workplace culture and diversity, and the reform of fundraising laws.
In a major step forward for public sector integrity in Australia, legislation for the long awaited federal anti-corruption watchdog has been introduced.
With the new commission set to have strong coercive powers to investigate serious and systemic corrupt conduct in government, equivalent to the powers of a royal commission, this is a monumental development.
As the political gears now grind, and with plenty of further debate expected before the end of this year, we outline everything you need to know about this powerful new commission – and look at what we can expect next.
The Optus cybersecurity breach is the latest in a string of high-profile ransomware attacks hitting Australian companies. Governance Institute's policy team outlines why cybersecurity needs to be an organisation-wide concern and provides a cyber risk checklist.
In the latest stage of the inquiry into parliamentary standards, Governance Institute of Australia recently appeared in parliament to discuss workplace harassment issues and the importance of a strong code of conduct.
In response to the pandemic and social distancing mandates, shareholder meetings went completely virtual or hybrid. Since then, misconceptions about hybrid annual general meetings have arisen—and need busting. (Sponsored article)
An effective environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy is an increasingly important factor for stakeholders when deciding to engage a business or associate with an organisation. (Sponsored article)