April 2020

Read the April 2020 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Dr Gary Johns sees the ACNC’s charity marketplace as similar in its approach to that of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in the sense that we should be known for the accuracy of the data, and it’s not our business to comment. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

ACNC Commissioner Gary Johns focuses on sector transparency


Recently, ethics has come into greater focus, particularly with respect to auditor independence and professional integrity.

Changing winds of accounting ethics


The increased cost is leading some CPA Australia members, especially those with limited Australian Financial Services (AFS) licences, to hand back their licences.

Perfect storm: Australia's growing financial advice gap


Eddie Chew CPA, Potboy Groceries’ CEO and founder.

Potboy Groceries' new model for fast-moving consumer goods


The experience from similar schemes interstate has shown no evidence of significant adverse impacts to employers or employees in the  covered industries or to the economy generally.

Taking it with you: should long service leave be portable?


For an investor, however, gaining status as a sophisticated investor or wholesale client carries new risks as well as benefits.

Sophisticated investors: special treatment trap for accountants and investors


Reconstruction work at The Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand, which was severely damaged by an earthquake in 2011.

Rising from the rubble: how Christchurch rebuilds


Accountants must recognise that they are living in environmental systems that are under severe stress.

Corporate sustainability and ESG: counting on accountants


"When you can create a product solution that appeals to half of the Australian population, that’s pretty powerful." Callum Mulvihill CPA.

Powerball odds - new rules, new thinking at play


Fiona Schutt CPA, CFO WorkSafe Victoria.

Worksafe Victoria CFO Fiona Schutt CPA: connecting people, protecting workers