Media Releases

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  • REGULATORY OVERLOAD – A REAL PROBLEM FOR SMALL BUSINESS

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is calling on governments and regulators to think carefully about the impact of regulatory compliance on small business through its Australian Small Business White Paper recently released in partnership with Deakin University.

  • IPA’S VICKI STYLIANOU ELECTED TO ICSB

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) executive general manger advocacy and technical has been elected to the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) in the role of senior vice president – development.

  • LIFT PRODUCTIVITY TO SAVE THE ECONOMY

    Australian small business productivity and efficiency must lift significantly if economic decline is to be avoided, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

  • WHITE PAPER HERALDS NEW BIG VISION POLICY THINKING

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) intends to push for radical policy change to improve the small business productivity landscape in Australia through the recommendations contained within its 2018 Australian Small Business White Paper released last week.

  • AUSTRALIAN SMALL BUSINESS WHITE PAPER RELEASED

    After more than 18 months of extensive research and consultation, the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) in partnership with the IPA Deakin SME Research Centre has released the second edition of the Australian Small Business White Paper.

  • IPA CEO ANDREW CONWAY APPOINTED TO IFAC COMMITTEE

    Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) chief executive officer, Andrew Conway has been appointed to the Professional Accountancy Organisation Development Committee (PAODC) of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

  • RISKS NOT MITIGATED WITHOUT AUDIT RIGOUR

    The Government’s proposal to change the annual audit requirement to a three-yearly cycle for SMSFs shows a lack of understanding and respect of the important work carried out by SMSF auditors, says the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).