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  • 14 Jun 2012

    Productivity growth crucial for Australia's economic prosperity, says business

    Business sent a clear message to the Australian Government at yesterday’s economic forum that productivity growth is crucial for Australia’s long-term economic prosperity. “The Prime Minister agreed that Australian governments must take a long term view to increase productivity and improve international ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 08 May 2012

    Infrastructure, regulation and innovation on directors' agenda in Darwin

    More than 350 chairmen, directors and business leaders will gather in Darwin this week for the Australian Institute of Company Directors national Company Directors Conference Directorship:12 – Capture the view from the top to be held from 9-12 May, 2012. This is the first time the Conference has been hel...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 03 May 2012

    Statement from Company Directors on James Hardie judgment

    Today’s High Court decision overturning a NSW Court of Appeal finding relating to seven directors of James Hardie Industries reminds all directors and boards of their duty to act with care and diligence, as well as the risks involved. Continuous disclosure remains an extremely difficult area for listed c...

    Content Type: General

  • 31 Jul 2012

    Company Directors releases Working Paper on deregulation

    Regulation continues to increase at an unprecedented rate, putting the brake on economic growth and increasing the cost of doing business in Australia. These are the views expressed within a Working Paper, Business Deregulation: A call to action, released today by the Australian Institute of Company Directors. ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 03 May 2012

    All directors to bear the brunt as Government fails to target real phoenix company operators

    At a time when the international economy is focused on increasing business productivity, the Australian government has again prioritised conformance over performance by over-regulating the majority of directors to target the few engaged in fraudulent phoenix company activity. In a submission to Treasury ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 27 Apr 2012

    Greater super fund transparency welcome but more reform needed, say directors

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors welcomed draft Federal Government legislation making the governance of superannuation funds more transparent, but said more reform was needed. These reforms should include giving industry superannuation funds the ability to replace employer and union represen...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 17 Sep 2012

    Directors sceptical about impact of ACNC

    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. ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 24 Aug 2012

    Directors welcome improvements to charities legislation

    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 legislation relati...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 21 May 2012

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

    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 regulating the no...

    Content Type: General

  • 12 May 2012

    Australian Institute of Company Directors conference concludes with calls to government to build productivity

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors has concluded their Darwin conference with a clear message that productivity growth must be a priority for government and business. “Australian business and Australian governments need to take a long term view towards growth and they must build producti...

    Content Type: General

  • 17 Jan 2003

    ASIC power fine as it is Letter to the Editor AFR

    ASIC power fine as it is Letter to the Editor AFR

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 28 May 2003

    Directors on valuing options

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    Content Type: Media Release

  • 13 May 2003

    Federal budget 2003 a step forward for Australias international competitiveness Directors

    Federal budget 2003 a step forward for Australias international competitiveness Directors

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 10 Nov 2003

    Directors willing to ensure legislative intentions are met CLERP 9

    Directors willing to ensure legislative intentions are met CLERP 9. Directors willing to ensure legislative intentions are met: CLERP 9 Australian directors are willing to work with the Federal Government to ensure its legislative intentions are met says Australian Institute of Company Dir...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 26 Sep 2006

    AICD welcomes uniform corporate liability laws

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has welcomed a report to the Federal Government which recommends harmonising different Commonwealth, state and territory laws on corporate liability in favour of a uniform, principles-based approach. The Federal Government’s Corporations and Market...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 21 Jun 2006

    AICD supports strong stand on corporate social responsibility

    Today’s recommendations on corporate social responsibility (CSR) by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services are a win for business and the community, according to Australia’s peak professional body of directors.   Today’s reco...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 12 Dec 2006

    company directors professionally and socially responsible

    For immediate release Sydney, 12 December 2006 The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) supports today’s report The Social Responsibility of Corporations released by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) that outlines suitable laws are already in place to al...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 02 Nov 2006

    High level principles equal better governance, say Australia’s directors

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) welcomes the opportunity raised by the ASX to move towards a more principles-based governance regime, as contained in the exposure draft of the revised Principles of Good Corporate Governance and Best Practice Recommendations released today by the ASX Corporate...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 07 Apr 2006

    Directors welcome unravelling of red tape

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors – Australia’s peak body representing more than 20,000 company directors – has welcomed the Federal Government’s announced red tape reforms today.  This looks like the first step towards unleashing Australian business from the shackles of government...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 23 Feb 2006

    AICD calls for cooperation in red tape review

     Sydney, Thursday 23 February: Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Mr Ralph Evans today applauded the holistic program of regulation reform being considered by the Federal Government, but warned results could be hampered without the co-operation of all layers of go...

    Content Type: Media Release