Volume 13 Issue 15

  • Date:05 Aug 2015
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Have your say on national reform

Australia is in the midst of an important debate about reforms that are urgently required for the nation to meet the challenges of the coming decades. The Australian Institute of Company Directors will be attending the much-publicised National Reform Summit and we’re inviting all members to take part in a short poll about key reforms.

More disclosure required on mental health

The Australian Taxation Office’s ‘Tax risk management and governance review guide’ has been published with a specific section on board-level responsibilities.

5,000 charities to get "red mark"

Over 5,000 registered charities will be tarnished with a “red mark” for failing to lodge their 2014 Annual Information Statements.

ATO issues guidelines for boards

A report commissioned by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors aims to raise awareness of risks and opportunities related to workplace mental health.

ASX 200 companies feeling social

S&P/ASX 200 companies are increasingly using social media and apps to manage shareholder relations, according to findings from the Australasian Investor Relations Association.

Older workers facing discrimination

The nation’s first survey on age discrimination at work has found the highest incidence occurs between the ages of 55 and 64 years old.

ASIC to undergo audit

The Australian Institute of Company Directors  has welcomed the Federal Government’s Capability Review of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission as a timely opportunity to review the focus, governance and funding of ASIC.

AICD members join Takeovers Panel

Three members of the Australian Institute of Company Directors have been appointed to the Takeovers Panel on a part-time basis.

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