The Boardroom Report

Volume 13 | Issue 7 | 16 April 2015

ACNC lives on

The Federal Government has given its clearest indication yet that the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is to remain, at least for the foreseeable future.

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Also in this issue

  • Diversity challenge set

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors is calling for all boards to ensure that 30 per cent of their directors are female and urges S&P/ASX 200 companies to meet this new target by the end of 2018.

  • ESS tax bill introduced

    The Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Employee Share Schemes) Bill 2015, which has the potential to affect remuneration frameworks and models for start-up companies, has been introduced into federal parliament. 

  • Taxing times for NFPs

    The Federal Government has released a discussion paper about taxation in Australia titled Re:Think which has caused some ripples in the not-for-profit sector.

  • APP guidelines update

    Following the first year of operation of the new privacy laws, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has issued updates to the Australian Privacy Principle guidelines.

  • Walk the talk

    Boards frequently challenge their executives to get with the digital age, but many have not followed their own good advice.

  • Culture and the board

    Business culture is rapidly becoming a crucial factor in business performance and hence board effectiveness, says Heidrick & Struggles.

  • ACSI appoints CEO

    The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors has announced the appointment of Louise Davidson as its new chief executive officer.