• One month to go until National Conference

    Join us at the Melbourne Convention Centre or virtually for two days and hear from the world's most respected voices in governance and risk management as we explore the continuous shift in political, economic, geopolitical and social global landscapes.
  • National Public Sector Governance Forum registrations open

    Join us on Friday, 18 November for this highly informative event, designed for governance and risk management professionals to access the latest news, trends and issues facing your role within the public sector. 
    The Forum will be held virtually, and face-to-face at U City, Adelaide.
  • News Update - July 2022

    Check out the latest News Update articles on our website.

  • Career kick-start seminars

    Join us for a lunchtime seminar to hear from the experts on maximising your governance and risk management career. ​
  • 2022 Board & Executive Remuneration Report launched

    The latest annual Board & Executive Remuneration Report has been released today by Aon and Governance Institute of Australia.
    All Governance Institute members can download a complimentary abridged version of the report
  • 'Stay signed in' - increased duration

    We recently heard from several of you that despite ticking the 'stay signed in' check-box on the sign-in page, the eCommunity hasn't kept you logged in when you've come back say, the next day. 

    Whilst the site will log you out automatically after a certain amount of time, purely as a security feature, we are pleased to inform you that the 'stay signed in' function, has now been pushed to 72 hours.

    We will continue working with our site developers to see if we can increase this further, but we hope this will be beneficial to many of you for the time being!
  • 2022 Board Diversity Index released

    The findings of the latest Board Diversity Index are in, providing a snapshot of Australia’s top 300 boardrooms in 2022.
  • News Update - May 2022

    Check out the latest News Update articles on our website.

  • The eCommunity is the place to be...


    As part of a 4-week 'Refresh & Reach Out' campaign for the eCommunity, we wanted to share our new video with you: the people at the heart of the profession. Over the last 2 years, you've contributed your discussions, engaged in global webinars, and participated in an ever-growing global network of governance professionals, and we are truly grateful for your support in helping us build an increasingly collaborative eCommunity. 

    Over the next 4 weeks, you'll see an increase in eCommunity-related activities, all of which are leading to the development of a very exciting project later this year... (watch this space!). In the meantime though, we've provided a couple of additional videos to ensure you're getting maximum value from the platform - check them out below!

    VIEW: eCommunity 'how-to' navigation tutorials
    VIEW: eCommunity member testimonials

    Thank you for joining us on the journey so far, and we look forward to continuing the conversation with you!

  • SURVEY OPEN: Driving the digital revolution: A guide for boards

    Governance Institute is devising a roadmap to help boards tackle the digital transformation - and we want to hear from you. The survey will take approximately six minutes to complete, is anonymous, and closes on 20 May 2022.
  • News Update - April 2022

    Check out the latest News Update articles on our website.
  • Guide for boards and management on the path to net zero

    Today Governance Institute of Australia launched a step-by-step guide for boards and management on the path to net zero. Outlining key steps - from engaging your board in the climate conversation to managing legal and stakeholder expectations – this guide will help ensure climate governance is built into your organisation’s strategy.

    “This new guide is designed to assist all organisations – large and small and across sectors – to take immediate action on climate,” CEO Megan Motto said.
  • New 'Front-of-Mind' Blog from the Director General

    The latest 'Front-of-Mind' blog, as authored by Director General, Tim Sheehy, is now available to view.

    "In the past, [Tim] has written about The Chartered Governance Institute's membership of the Value Reporting Foundation and the movement toward more uniform global reporting standards. CGI is supportive of the consolidation of reporting standards and so [he] would like to take this opportunity to bring you up to date on progress."

    [Read the blog in full]
  • On Demand: 'Ethical Governance in AI' Webinar & Further Reading

    We recently published a Thought Leadership Paper AND held a global webinar on the topic of 'Ethical Governance in AI'. If you haven't had a chance to download the Paper, or you weren't able to tune in to the live webinar, don't worry, we've got you covered! You can download the Paper HERE, and view the on-demand recording HERE

    We also have additional resources on 'Ethical Artificial Intelligence', 'The Role of Artificial Intelligence', an in-depth summary of the webinar, PLUS... an ongoing conversation discussing the key findings and practical steps to employ around the ethical governance of AI..
    <<< Join Gertrude Takawira in conversation!
  • Guest Blog: 'Bullying and Diversity'

    Following a recent discussion thread on 'The Great Resignation in 2022', @Christopher Russell was inspired to write this month's guest blog on the topic of 'Bullying and Diversity', after noting observation in the thread that these are some of the leading elements contributing to toxic culture in the workplace.

    Christopher's blog looks at some of the possible methods that boards can employ in order to effectively deal with bullying behaviour and diversity, and discusses some of the impacts of these elements.​

    Has your company dealt with bullying, or addressed diversity issues? How have measures implemented  affected the organisation and its performance?

    Read the blog & share your thoughts/experiences in the comments below!
  • Ethical Governance in AI

    The Chartered Governance Institute's Though Leadership Committee recently released its latest paper on 'Ethical Governance in AI'.

    Not only is the paper now available to view & download, but we're bringing you a dedicated Global webinar to discuss the importance of this, and highlight key learnings from the associated Paper.

    And if all that still wasn't enough, CGI's Policy Adviser, @Gertrude Ratidzo Takawira has already started the conversation around the governance in AI and its connection to lifelong learning.

    What AI learning experiences have you had?
    [Join the conversation]
    [Read the paper]
    [Register for the webinar]​

    There's a great deal to engage with here, so we look forward to hearing your thoughts!
  • Upcoming webinar: 'Ethical Governance in AI'

    The Chartered Governance Institute is delighted to announce its first Global Webinar for 2022, focusing on the topic of 'Ethical Governance in AI'. 

    Ethical governance of AI will be an ongoing consideration for all organisations. It is essential for all governance professionals to guide their organisations in establishing solid governance structures and protocols for everyone from board members down.

    Wednesday 9 March
    8am [GMT] | 4pm [HKT] |  7pm [AEDT]
    Free to attend | 1.5hrs CPD credits

    Find Out More | Register Now
  • Welcome to the eCommunity!

    As we step forward into a brighter & more optimistic New Year, we'd like to welcome all returning users back to the eCommunity, whilst also extending a warm welcome to anyone that is joining us for the first time

    Whilst 2022 will hopefully be a year a little more in line with perceived "normality", our existence in the digital space remains strong! Whilst many will be keen for face-to-face events & meetings to resume, for workplaces to thrive with hustle & bustle once more, we remain your dedicated 24/7 online platform, 365 days a year, focusing solely on the governance profession and the people at the heart of it!

    We've got a great deal going on, all of which will be revealed in the not-too-distant future; but in the meantime, have a browse of the new library, challenge your thinking in contributing to our discussions, or perhaps start your own thread/ask a question! There's much to navigate & engage with already, but be sure to watch this space for more coming soon...!
  • Season's Greetings!

    As 2021 draws to a close, we'd like to thank all of our eCommunity members for being a part of this platform, and for helping us make it through to the 2nd anniversary! We've had some superb feedback via our survey so far, and have some very exciting developments in the pipeline for 2022, so watch this space!

    All that's left for us to say for now, is we wish you a happy & healthy festive break, and a bright, prosperous New Year! We look forward to connecting with you then!
  • News Update - 15 December 2021

    Check out the latest News Update articles on our website.
  • eCommunity - user feedback survey

    As promised, today we sent out our User Feedback survey, which you hopefully received via email; if you did not, you can complete the survey via the link below:


    2-years is a good time for us to take stock, and so we would appreciate your views on what improvements we can make. We have some great ideas for 2022 and would like to make sure we're on the mark!

    (Thank you to the incredible number of users who submitted responses in the first 15 minutes - you've already provided some greatly valuable insight, which I can assure you will be reviewed & discussed at length in order to develop this global eCommunity in ways that further increase the benefit and value to you, the people at the heart of the profession.)

  • TCGI eCommunity - Happy 2nd Anniversary!

    Today is truly a special day, as it marks the official 2nd anniversary of the launch of this eCommunity!

    Whilst the development of this platform hadn't factored in a global pandemic, it has been our pleasure to provide a platform in which we've been able to keep governance professionals updated & connected, whilst we've all navigated numerous uncertainties and changes to daily life as we knew it.

    As we begin to move out of the pandemic and into our 131st year of existence, and our 3rd year of the eCommunity, we want to hear from you. To mark the 2-year anniversary of the platform, and to ensure we're providing maximum value to you, our Community, in the next week we'll be releasing a survey to gather your feedback. We'd really like to understand your perception of the eCommunity and all it provides, but also gain an understanding of how we can support you through further development and resource-offerings.

    So... please do keep an eye out for that in the coming week, but ultimately, we'd like to thank you for joining us in continuing the conversation. It's a pleasure to have you with us, and we hope we can continue to provide an engaging and informative eCommunity to assist your professional development.
    Thank you. 

  • Register for training and save - End of year sale

    From expert training for new directors, to the latest on ethics, culture and governance, we offer a wide range of short courses and certificates – and they have just gone on sale!

    Book and pay for one of our training courses before 31 December and save up to 15%.

  • Newly released: Ep.5, S3 of TGE: 'In the boardroom'

    In episode 5 of The Governance Exchange Series 3: 'In the boardroom', Tim speaks with @Dan Shepherdson.

    Following the recent publication of Dan’s paper on neurodiversity on the eCommunity, catch up with his views in this interview on why and how boards can recruit for diversity of thought and what advice he has for emerging governance professionals.

    [Watch the interview]

  • NFP Governance Forum 2021 registrations open!

    Join us for our Virtual Not-for-Profit Governance Forum to examine the future of the Australia charities and not-for-profits sector. Following the theme Accelerating the rebound — innovation, growth and wellbeing, this is a not-to-be miss event. The Forum will explore how must lead the rebound with its deep insights into the impact of recent disruptions on our people and communities.

  • Future of the Board report launched

    We are pleased to launch our major thought leadership project for 2021: the Future of the board report. Providing a roadmap for directors through to 2025, the report is based on a survey of 550 non-executive directors, CEOs and executives as well as a working group of senior directors and industry leaders.
  • New Guest Blog: 'Modern Slavery Reporting: Preventing a race to the middle beyond 2021'

    This month's Guest Blog, authored by the highly-dedicated @Troy Williams, discusses 'Modern Slavery Reporting: Preventing a race to the middle beyond 2021' and how, "despite unprecedented progress and development in the adoption of ESG initiatives around the world, studies...estimated that there was $354 billion in at-risk products imported by G20 countries..."

    With the blog eliciting responses such as 'Wow... what a blog!' upon first review, I think it's safe to say we highly recommend you give it a read! Don't forget, you can share your own thoughts and views in the comments below!

    [Read the blog]​​​
  • #PSGovForum2021 registrations open!

    The 2021 Governance Institute National Public Sector Governance Forum is underpinned by the theme ‘Frank and Fearless: Leadership, inclusion and accountability’. The Forum covers the latest trends and issues facing public sector governance and risk management professionals.

    Join like-minded peers to hear from the industry’s best from around the country about a variety of topics plus enjoy the valuable networking opportunity. 

  • Register for the NT Governance Forum

    Join us for our Northern Territory Governance Forum. This industry-leading event is a must if you seek the latest news, trends and governance issues facing the NT. In this forum, you'll explore the most current and controversial issues in governance and risk management and gain practical knowledge applicable immediately to your role. The forum is held every other year in Darwin, so don't miss this opportunity to gain leading insights and network with other professionals in Darwin.

    The half day includes the morning Governance Forum and lunch. Stay for the full day and attend the afternoon workshop on Ethics, Culture and Governance.

  • Registrations open for Tasmanian Governance Forum 2021

    The 2021 Tasmanian Governance Forum on 3 November is an excellent opportunity to hear the latest from the industry’s best, as well as network with like-minded peers.

    Our carefully crafted program follows the theme Priorities, Opportunities and Risks, examining the latest news, trends and issues facing governance and risk management professionals in Tasmania. 

    Take advantage of our early bird pricing before it finishes on 13 October.

  • Newly released: Ep.4, S3 of TGE: 'In the boardroom'

    For our fourth episode of TGE Series 3: 'In the boardroom', Tim catches up with @John Heaton. John recently authored an update to the paper he posted in May of 2020 on Corporate Governance: An international perspective, with the intention being to reflect on the matters previously addressed, one year on through a global pandemic.  In this latest version, John says he is “…less optimistic now…in one significant respect…the international environment…is very different now…” John’s views will be the focus of this latest interview.

    [View the original paper]
    [View the revised paper]
    [Watch the episode]​​
  • New Guest Blog: 'Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance 2021'

    With the release of the revised Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (“MCCG 2021”), this month's guest blog comes from @Wei Fong Wong. Wei Fong shares a summary of its key focal points - such as the improvement of board policies and processes including those related to director selection, nomination and appointment - and goes on to consider whether compliance with corporate governance codes in your country has improved?

    Got an answer or just want to share your thoughts on the article? Read the blog & chat with Wei Fong directly in the comments below!
  • New discussion paper on Neurodiversity

    Are we falling short on realising the full potential value from our diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives on our corporate boards? 

    In a newly-published paper, authored by CGIC's @Dan Shepherdson, it is considered that "we need to expand on the conventional wisdom in this area, which these days, appears to be driven more-so by "quotas", versus the potential ability for these reconfigured DEI Boards to deliver truly new and innovative "value"".

    Read the paper & share your thoughts in conversation with Dan via this discussion!​
  • On Demand: 'The Realities of Digital Age Risk'

    Our latest Global webinar: 'The Realities of Digital Age Risk', in partnership with WhiteHawk, is now available to view on-demand, as are the accompanying slides.

    Director General, Tim Sheehy, has provided a summary of key highlights from Tuesday's webinar, and over the coming days you can engage in the ongoing discussion with our webinar panellists, who will be on-hand to answer your questions and provide their own key takeaways/tips from the session. So whether you joined us live, or once you've had chance to watch on-demand, we'd love to hear from you...