Volume 13 Issue 7

  • Date:16 Apr 2015
  • Type:Boardroom Report

ACNC abolition scrapped

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

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 strategies 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.

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