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Governance

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Corporate governance
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Journal article

Enhancing long-term governance: Parliament’s vital oversight role

This article explores how the New Zealand Parliament scrutinises the quality of long-term governance and considers how such scrutiny could be made more systematic, proactive and rigorous.
Collection
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This Collection contains policy research, grey literature, journal articles and other content related to New Zealand, or published by New Zealand authors and organisations. The collection was established in March 2016 by the School of Government, at Victoria University of Wellington. It was further supported...
Report

Gender balance on Australian government boards: report 2021-22

This report is prepared annually by the Office for Women, and reports on the federal government’s performance against its gender diversity target. As of June 2022, women held a record 51.4 per cent of Australian government board positions, the highest overall result since reporting began...
Article

Guilty corporate minds: regulating corporate (mis) conduct

Enforcing good company behaviours and punishing corporate wrongdoings using laws designed to assess the intentions of individuals is fraught because corporate entities do not have minds. ‘Systems Intentionality’ seeks to offer a new, and workable, way to assess the intentions of a corporation.
Report

External Review of the Queensland operations of The Star Entertainment Group Limited

Allegations of money laundering, criminal infiltration and other integrity issues have, over the last two and a half years, prompted several major public inquiries and regulator investigations into Australian casino operations. This report outlines the findings from an external review into the operation of The...
Report

Raising the bar: managing climate change risk in public authorities

This report recommends clear, transparent policy direction for public authority directors. This will hopefully enable public authorities to contribute to a whole-of-government picture of climate risk that meets and raises the standards that apply to all organisations, public and private, in discovering, disclosing and addressing...
Discussion paper

Macrofinancial stress testing on Australian banks

This paper outlines how the Reserve Bank of Australia’s bank stress testing model works. It also shows how the model was useful in a real-world crisis, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

Integrating child rights across the ASX

This report shows there is an overwhelming lack of attention being given by Australian companies on the impacts their business has on children, with less than 1% having a specific commitment to respecting children’s rights further than just child labour.
Report

Census 2021: numbers that matter

This paper is designed to be both a snapshot and thought starter, a strategic compendium that helps philanthropists, not-for-profit leaders and board members ask and answer the big questions about how to make Australian society better for all.
Report

Review of The Star Pty Ltd

The Bell Review was established to assess The Star’s suitability to hold a casino licence and to examine compliance with its legal obligations. The review was activated under sections 30 and 143 of the Casino Control Act 1992 and began in November 2021. The report...
Report

Effectiveness and capability review of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

This inaugural review assesses ASIC’s effectiveness and capability across strategic prioritisation, planning and decision making, surveillance and licensing. It contains four recommendations which focus on ASIC's data and technology capability, engagement with stakeholders, ability to measure its own effectiveness and capability, and continuing to broaden...
Strategy

ASIC corporate plan 2022-26: focus 2022-23

This corporate plan highlights the work ASIC will be undertaking over the next four years, with an emphasis on regulating product design and distribution, sustainable finance, retirement decision making and technology risks.
Report

Supporting corporations beyond compliance: advancing ORIC’s governance approach

Indigenous organisations in Australia are regulated by state governments through well-understood and institutionally embedded mechanisms of corporate governance. This research aims to better understand the factors that contribute to Indigenous corporation success ‘beyond compliance’.
Working paper

Governing artificial intelligence in the public interest

This paper proposes an approach for developing and shaping artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities by integrating the technologies in policies specifically geared toward a sustainable, equitable and green digital economy.
Journal article

Governing for quality and safety: a new province for boards of Australian aged care and disability support providers?

This article addresses the question of to what extent changes in legislation and regulatory standards in aged care and disability create new expectations of these boards and directors.
Report

The chair in government: profiling the chair of an arm’s-length body

This report aims to enhance understanding of the chair's role in arm’s-length bodies (ALBs) and shows how defining best practice can encourage great candidates to take on these essential leadership roles.
Guide

Ahpra and National Boards regulatory guide

This guide sets out how Ahpra and the National Boards manage notifications about the health, performance and conduct of practitioners under Part 8 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.
Report

Snowy 2.0 governance of early implementation

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of Snowy Hydro Limited’s governance arrangements for early implementation of Snowy 2.0, the expansion to the Snowy Hydro Scheme.
Report

Regulating the international digital economy, with trade and innovation in mind

The international digital economy is growing rapidly, and the fragmented governance framework is struggling to keep pace. This paper illustrates the importance of governance in relation to private-sector innovation and recommends next steps to enhance governance, close gaps and promote further innovation
Briefing paper

Shared or brokered care: a paradigm shift for clinical governance frameworks

Clinical governance is an essential component of a health service’s broader organisational governance system and ensures that there is a clear understanding of accountabilities for care outcomes. This paper identifies that care for individual consumers is being increasingly shared amongst multiple providers.