Policy Submissions

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An archive of papers we have published outlining our policy positions.

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  • Improving bankruptcy and insolvency laws

    Date: 27 May 2016

    The AICD has provided comment to the Australian Government in response to its paper Improving bankruptcy and insolvency laws. We recognise that a well-functioning insolvency regime that supports innovation is integral to the nation’s long-term int...

  • Australian Consumer Law Fundraising reform

    Date: 26 May 2016

    The AICD provided a submission to Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand’s review into the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). This submission is limited to addressing the issue of the applicability of the ACL to charities and to not-for-profits. The ...

  • Invitation to Comment Enhancing Audit Quality in the Public Interest

    Date: 13 May 2016

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is pleased to provide a submission to the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) in response to its Invitation to Comment, Practice Statement: Enhancing Audit Quality in the P...

  • Call for referendum on fixed four year terms

    Date: 11 May 2016

    In May we wrote to the leaders of Australia’s major political parties calling on them to make a public commitment during the upcoming election campaign to support a referendum in 2017 that would move the Commonwealth Parliament to fixed four-year ter...

  • Exposure Draft 270 Reporting Service Performance Information

    Date: 29 Apr 2016

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) welcomes the opportunity to comment on Exposure Draft 270: Reporting Service Performance Information (ED 270).

  • Letters to QLD Premier and Treasurer Environmental Protection Amendment Bill 2016

    Date: 19 Apr 2016

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors wrote to the Premier of Queensland, and Treasurer, regarding the Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility) Amendment Bill 2016 (Qld).

  • Environmental Protection Amendment Bill 2016

    Date: 31 Mar 2016

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission on the Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility) Amendment Bill 2016 (Qld) (Bill).

  • AICD submission to APESB Exposure Draft APES GN Management Representations

    Date: 29 Feb 2016

    On 29 February 2016, the AICD lodged a submission with the Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board (APESB) in response to its exposure draft, Guidance Note: APES GN 41 Management Representations. The AICD questioned the APESB’s rationale f...

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016

    Date: 29 Feb 2016

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) welcomes the opportunity to make this submission in response to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters inquiry into the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 {the Bill).

  • AICD Submission in response to IASB Exposure Draft Practice Statement

    Date: 26 Feb 2016

    On 26 February 2016, the AICD lodged a submission in response to the International Accounting Standards Board Exposure Draft, Practice Statement: Application of Materiality to Financial Statements. In particular, the AICD raised concerns as to how th...

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