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  • Improving Governance within Incorporated Associations

    Content Type: Policy Submission

    06 Dec 2013

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors lodged a submission in response to the NSW Department of Fair Trading’s Discussion Paper, Improving Governance within incorporated associations on 6 December 2013. Company Director’s submission noted broadly speaking, we support the government’s...

  • The devil in the detail

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jul 2013

    A review of governance standards for charities gets Steven Cole wondering whether they represent a “safe start” for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission or a lost opportunity to better achieve its goals. The advent of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commiss...

  • Ripe for consolidation

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jun 2013

    The not-for-profit sector is big and more than a little bloated and, according to Clifford Fram, insiders broadly support the federal government’s attempt to shake it up. The not-for-profit (NFP) sector is under pressure. New regulations, tax changes, donor scrutiny and a challenging eco...

  • 2013 the year of NFP change

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jun 2013

    Professor David Gilchrist explains why the 2013 Directors Social Impact Study will be vital to better understanding the NFP sector after a year of huge reforms. There is no doubt 2013 is the year of change for the not-for-profit (NFP) sector in Australia. The reforms being implemented at ...

  • NFPs headed into a perfect storm

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Apr 2013

    Many not-for-profit (NFP) organisations, were heading into a "perfect storm", if they weren’t already in it. That was the view of Dr John Harte FAICD, the founder and principal of Integrity Governance, when addressing the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ NFP Forum:13 in Sydney last month –...

  • Vol 10 Issue 22

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    14 Nov 2012

    Economic and political uncertainty darken directors’ mood, James Strong appointed Company Directors chairman, ACNC establishment gains momentum, Against competition for competition’s sake, Room to improve board review disclosure Economic and political uncertainty darken directors’ mood Aust...

  • Vol 10 Issue 18

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    19 Sep 2012

    Directors sceptical about the ACNC, The art of being both a cheer leader and the referee, IASB reveals details on new hedge accounting standard, Measuring your organisation's resilience, SMEs dominate insolvency reports Directors sceptical about the ACNC A new study confirms widespread scep...

  • Directors sceptical about impact of ACNC

    Content Type: Media Release

    17 Sep 2012

    The proposed Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) will have no impact or a negative impact on not-for-profit (NFP) governance across a range of areas, according to the findings of an Australian Institute of Company Directors’ study, the Directors Social Impact Study 2012. ...

  • Vol 10 Issue 17

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    05 Sep 2012

    More work needed on revised NFP Bill, Survey reveals concerns about directors' financial literacy, New guide provides clarity for boards and audit committees, ACSI's watch list for this AGM season, ASIC's guidance on crowd funding More work needed on revised NFP Bill The A...

  • A step forward for the NFP sector

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Sep 2012

    John H C Colvin believes the redrafted Bill aimed at reforming the NFP sector is a win for charities but requires more work. The estimated 600,000 not-for-profit (NFP) organisations in Australia (around 60,000 of which are charities) play a vital role in our economy and society and we we...

  • NFP reform concerns

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Sep 2012

    In a recent address, Mission Australia chairman Ewen Crouch outlined his concerns about proposed NFP reforms. An edited extract of his speech follows. The Government has released an exposure draft of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Bill 2012, which will establish ...

  • Directors welcome improvements to charities legislation

    Content Type: Media Release

    24 Aug 2012

    The Australian Charities and Not-for profits Commission (ACNC) legislation introduced this week into Federal Parliament is an important step on the road to reform of regulation for the not-for-profit (NFP) sector. We welcomed the Government’s changes to provisions in the original draft legislati...

  • Vol 10 Issue 15

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    08 Aug 2012

    Warnings against making NFP directors liabilities too onerous, Company Directors moves against ever rising regulation, Tips on how to assess management's effectiveness, Emerging miners' corporate governance struggles, Focuses of the ATO's 2012-13 compliance program Warnings against making...

  • Company Directors takes a leadership role in developing governance guidelines for NFPs

    Content Type: General

    21 May 2012

    Last week’s announcement by Assistant Treasurer David Bradbury and the Minister for Social Inclusion, Mark Butler, to delay implementation of governance standards in the forthcoming Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission (ACNC) legislation highlights the complexities involved in regulat...