Media Releases

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

  • IPA AND AAT SIGN NEW SERVICE AGREEMENT

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) have entered into a new service agreement which will extend further benefits to their respective membership bases and importantly, strengthen their shared voice on behalf of small business.

  • IPA RAISES EDUCATION BAR WITH MBA

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is pleased to announce changes to its professional program from a Master of Commerce (Public Accounting) to a fully-fledged Master of Business Administration (MBA) in a move that will ensure its members have a competitive advantage.

  • IPA TAKES ON NEW LOOK

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has revealed a new logo for its operations in Australia and overseas.

  • IPA BACKS CROWD-SOURCED FUNDING

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has welcomed proposed legislation to extend crowd-sourced funding to proprietary companies. The legislation will already apply to public companies from 29 September 2017.

  • THINK A CONTRACT UNFAIR – SEE YOUR ACCOUNTANT

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has voiced its support for the small business ombudsman’s warning to the big four banks in relation to their responsibilities under unfair contracts legislation.

  • INSTANT ASSET WRITE-OFF EXTENDED

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has welcomed the Government’s decision to extend the $20,000 instant asset write-off for small businesses for the next 12 months. The definition of small business has gone from a turnover of $2M to $10M effective from 1 July 2016 so these entities will also benefit from the initiative.

  • CASH ECONOMY’S TIME FOR TOUGH LOVE

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is forecasting tomorrow’s Federal Budget to show some tough love in the war against Australia’s cash economy.