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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 14 Nov 2012

    Director confidence hits record low: new survey

    Director sentiment has reached its lowest level in two years in the face of increasing concerns about the health of the Asian economies and growing pessimism about Europe and the US. According to the findings of the second half 2012 Director Sentiment Index*, which measures the opinions and future intent...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 28 Oct 2003

    Directors reassert their role

    Directors reassert their role - Letter to AFR Editor - 28 October.doc The EditorThe Australian Financial ReviewGPO Box 506Sydney 2001By email: edletters@afr.com.au28 October 2003Dear Editor"Shareholders reassert rights", AFR, Opinion, 28 October 2003Directors are appointed by shareholders to represent t...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 28 Oct 2003

    Directors reassert rights

    Directors reassert rights The EditorThe Australian Financial ReviewGPO Box 506Sydney 2001By email: edletters@afr.com.au28 October 2003Dear Editor"Shareholders reassert rights", AFR, Opinion, 28 October 2003Directors are appointed by shareholders to represent their interests in setting company st...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 08 May 2003

    Budget funds for tax reform imperative to protect international tax competitiveness

    Budget funds for tax reform imperative to protect international tax competitiveness.

    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

  • 04 Oct 2005

    Australian small business backs indirect tax reform agenda new survey

    Australian small business backs calls on the State and Territory Governments to honour the intergovernmental agreement (IGA), a new survey has found.Australian small business backs calls on the State and Territory Governments to honour the intergovernmental agreement (IGA) regarding GST, a new survey has found.Th...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 19 Sep 2005

    More clarity for shareholders needed say Directors

    With the increasing complexity of reporting requirements, information provided to shareholders on company performance is becoming less meaningful without expert ‘translation’. Offering a comprehensible alternative the AICD, together with PricewaterhouseCoopers, today launched an illustrative guide to reportin...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 29 Apr 2005

    AICD concerned NSW Workplace Fatalities Bill 2004 will become law

    Sydney, Friday April 29: The AICD is concerned that the NSW Government proposes to introduce its Occupational Health and Safety Legislation Amendment (Workplace Fatalities) Bill 2004 into law.The announcement was made today at a panel discussion on the topic, 'The NSW Workplace Fatalities Bill - Prosecuting Crime...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 06 May 2005

    Workplace Fatalities Legislation Needs More Input From Employers

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors today said it was encouraged that the NSW Government had released its revised draft workplace fatalities legislation with changes that addressed some of its main concerns.Sydney, Friday May 6: The Australian Institute of Company Directors today said it was encouraged ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 29 Nov 2001

    Rethink of industrial manslaughter laws required article published in The Age

    Rethink of industrial manslaughter laws required article published in The Age

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 31 Oct 2001

    AICD comment on ALP plan for research and development leadership

    Comment on ALP plan for research and development leadership.  

    Content Type: Media Release