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Director Sentiment Index 1H 2024


The perception of business conditions nationally, and across all states and sectors has continued to decline, and director sentiment about the current state of the economy is subdued.

The DSI has remained in negative territory for the fourth consecutive survey, with a slight improvement of 0.5 to -19.2, up from -19.7 in the second half of 2023 according to the latest Director Sentiment survey.

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Director Sentiment Index

We release the results of our DSI survey every six months - the only measure in Australia of the opinions and intentions of directors on economic, policy, regulatory and social issues.

NFP Governance & Performance Study

This annual study is the largest and most in-depth of its kind. It examines the performance and governance challenges faced by directors in the NFP sector. 

Gender Diversity Report

A collection of statistics, interviews and case studies from individuals and organisations, all focussed on the task of increasing the gender diversity of boardrooms and executive pipelines in Australia. 

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