Media Releases

View what we have to say about topics of interest to our members and the accounting profession.

  • LIMITED FINANCIAL ADVICE MODEL REQUIRED

    The Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation has failed to deliver affordable financial advice, denying many people access to appropriate advice leading into their retirement.

  • ASSISTANT TREASURER REAFFIRMS IMPORTANT ROLE OF ACCOUNTANTS

    Delegates at the Small Business: Big Vision conference put on by the Institute of Public Accountants and the IPA Deakin SME Research Centre heard from the Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Housing, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP giving a clear message around the important role accountants play in the economy.

  • SMALL BUSINESS: BIG VISION LANDMARK CONFERENCE KICKS OFF

    A landmark international conference being conducted by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) in conjunction with the IPA Deakin SME Research Centre, will focus on the productivity crisis facing the Australian economy.

  • U.S. EXPERTS TO PRESENT AT MAJOR PRODUCTIVITY CONFERENCE

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has engaged senior adviser to the Office of International Trade at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Eugene Cornelius, Jr to present and co-facilitate a major conference focusing on Australia’s flagging productivity.

  • SAVING OUR ECONOMY: PRODUCTIVITY HOLDS THE KEY

    Unless Australia arrests its flagging productivity, the economy will continue to decline, putting our standard of living at risk for generations to come, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

  • STOP LEGALISED WAGE THEFT

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has called for immediate action to stamp out wage theft that can occur because of a loophole in the superannuation guarantee (SG) rules.

  • IPA MEMBER, NATASHA JANSSENS TOPS COMMUNITY AWARD

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) congratulates IPA Member, Natasha Janssens and her company, Women with Cents for being awarded the Women’s Community Program of the Year in this year’s annual Women in Finance Awards.

  • IPA DIRECTOR, CHERYL MALLETT, TOPS REGIONAL AWARD

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) congratulates IPA Member and Board Director, Cheryl Mallett of Vita Gustafson and Associates for being awarded Regional Professional of the Year in this year’s annual Women in Finance Awards.

  • REPEAL OF SECTION 51(3) COMING BUT WHAT IS THE IMPACT?

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has expressed some concerns about the upcoming repeal of Section 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) and its potential impact on small business.

  • SYSTEM OUTAGES COME AT A COST

    It is not uncommon in the commercial world when customers are unexpectedly inconvenienced for compensation to be offered so it’s time for the ATO to recognise the damage caused by technology outages, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).