Media Releases

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

  • 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).

  • 27 JUNE 2019 – LET’S CELEBRATE WORLD MSME DAY

    Thursday 27 June, is World MSME DAY celebrating the existence of millions of micro and small to medium enterprises around the world and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) says we should all celebrate.

  • LODGE EARLY AT YOUR PERIL - TAX TIME 2019 WARNING

    With the end of the financial year fast approaching, some taxpayers are turning their mind to organising themselves in preparation for lodging their 2019 tax return early in July. We understand there is a strong incentive to lodge early to get your hands on some extra cash courtesy of our tax system if a refund is expected. We want to remind taxpayers that there are added complexities in lodging early, particularly this year due to two new factors at play.

  • IPA AND CMA SRI LANKA SIGN MUTUAL RECOGNITION AGREEMENT

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is pleased to announce the signing of a mutual recognition agreement with the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA Sri Lanka) commencing 24 May 2019.