ASX200 increasing Diversity

The AICD has released their March-May 2018 Quarterly Report. It shows an encouraging female appointment rate of 49%. Having said that, May was a cause for concern with a drop in female appointment. Since this time last year, there now remains only 5 boards on the ASX 200 with no women, this is down from 13.

National Volunteer Week 21-27 May

Volunteering Australia estimate around 6 million Australians donate their time, and this is the week to celebrate their help.

Governance Scholarships for NFPs

Specifically designed for organisations with less than $2million turnover, the scholarships are being offered to 20 individuals in each state and territory (160 in total around the country) to the AICD’s highly-regarded education programs including the NFP Foundations of Directorship.

Governance failures see ACNC take action

RSL NSW & RSL LifeCare have agreed to Enforceable Undertakings following compliance actions by the Australian charities regulator, the ACNC. This follows significant governance failures identified in an investigation which began in 2016.

Kicking goals for gender equality

With women’s sport largely ignored, British Born Australian Laura Youngson decided to tackle things from a different angle (so to speak).