Media Releases

The latest media releases published by the IPA can be found below.  To contact the General Manager Media & Communications, Wayne Debernardi, please visit our media centre.

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MEDIA RELEASE: IPA advocates legal privilege for professional tax advisers

Thursday, 7 July 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants is calling on the Government to extend legal privilege to tax advice provided by professional tax advisers.

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MEDIA RELEASE IPA joins Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants has been officially admitted to the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA).

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MEDIA RELEASE Public interest ahead of self interest

Thursday, 2 June 2011

Andrew Conway, CEO Institute of Public Accountants, comments on the Government’s Future of FinancialAdvice (FoFA) .

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MEDIA RELEASE Accounting experts to gather in Sydney

Friday, 27 May 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants’ ‘Public Practice Symposium’ will bring together leaders in the accounting profession in Sydney from 2-3 June 2011. The event will include presentations from a range of experts in the accounting, finance, audit, tax, superannuation and practice development areas.

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MEDIA RELEASE IPA CEO wins young professional of the year

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Andrew Conway, CEO Institute of Public Accountants - the youngest ever CEO of an Australian public company when appointed in 2009 at age 28 - has won the prestigious Professions Australia '2011 Young Professional of the Year' award.

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Media Release: Tasmanian Congress 2011

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Sold out since December last year, the annual Tasmanian Division Congress takes place at the picturesque Cradle Mountain Chateau from the 19 to 21 of May.

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Media Release: 2011 Budget - Taxpayers at Risk

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Taxpayers at Risk - Budget Fails to Support Government's Own Regulatory Framework. The Institute of Public Accountants noted with disappointment and concern the lack of funding given in the 2011-2012 budget by the Government to fund the massive increase in regulatory oversight it has planned.

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Media Release: Institute of Public Accountants Officially Launched in Canberra

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants (formerly National Institute of Accountants) celebrated a new era last night with a gala dinner at the National Press Club in Canberra to celebrate the organisation‟s new brand. This exciting milestone in the Institute‟s history was celebrated in style by over 100 members, Federal politicians, partners and friends of the organisation.

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Media Release: Plea for Compensation Denied

Friday, 6 May 2011

Plea for compensation denied despite Inspector-General's recommendation. ATO disagrees.

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Media Release: Accountants oppose restricting the term 'financial planner'

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is calling on the Government to reject recent attempts by the financial services sector to exclude other professionals from providing advice in the financial services sector.

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Media Release: IPA urges the Government to reconsider superannuation caps

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is calling on the Government to reconsider the current limits for superannuation contributions for all Australians and particularly those over 50 years of age, many of whom are facing retirement with low superannuation balances.

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Media Release: IPA supports the Australian Greens’ curb on FBT

Thursday, 7 April 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is supportive of the Australian Greens’ announcement today to curb fringe benefit tax (FBT) concessions for company sponsored vehicles.

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