Merry Christmas to Peter Wilson. When it was suggested that Peter Wilson should be independent of the old board so that we can have a fresh start Peter responded with "That's your issue". Summary of the meeting here: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=594
A good summary of where we are up to by Joe Aston of the AFR, linked to from here: viewtopic.php?f=5&p=4137#p4137
If you are new to this website read the story so far: viewtopic.php?t=321#p1793
Check out some of the AFR articles, too many to list and check out some of the ABC reports: http://www.afr.com/business/accounting/ ... 215-h055ej http://www.afr.com/business/accounting/ ... 211-h02x1d http://www.abc.net.au/news/programs/the ... s,/8626662
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by Stomper
Tue May 22, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: In the media
Topic: 22 May 2018 - AFR CPA's 'new' leader Peter Wilson about to cement Malley playbook
Replies: 0
Views: 73

22 May 2018 - AFR CPA's 'new' leader Peter Wilson about to cement Malley playbook

CPA's 'new' leader Peter Wilson about to cement Malley playbook New CPA president Peter Wilson has allowed the body's Singaporean president to email all members urging them to vote for the board's token constitutional reforms. by Joe Aston CPA Australia assembles on Tuesday in Melbourne for its firs...
by Stomper
Tue May 22, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: AGM Day - Live Feed
Replies: 27
Views: 480

Re: AGM Day - Live Feed

Pitchforks locked and loaded !
by Stomper
Tue May 15, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: In the media
Topic: 14 May 2018 accountantsdaily - CPA accused of gerrymandering AGM results
Replies: 0
Views: 75

14 May 2018 accountantsdaily - CPA accused of gerrymandering AGM results

14 May 2018 accountantsdaily - CPA accused of gerrymandering AGM results CPA Australia has been accused of gerrymandering its upcoming AGM results by reaching out to its Singapore-based members to vote for the four board endorsed resolutions. In a communication to over 8,000 CPA members based in Sin...
by Stomper
Fri May 11, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: email from NSW Divisional Council
Replies: 8
Views: 473

Re: email from NSW Divisional Council

I've emailed Divisional Council because I don't believe this statement to be true 2) Give an Undirected Proxy by nominating someone to be your proxy (e.g. the chair or anyone else who will be there) to cast a vote at their discretion on the day. This means that the nominated proxy will vote with the...
by Stomper
Fri May 11, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: email from NSW Divisional Council
Replies: 8
Views: 473

Re: email from NSW Divisional Council

email 10 May 2018 NSW DIVISION Dear valued member, It’s time to get involved and VOTE. On behalf of the NSW Divisional Council, I would like to again express the importance of each member getting engaged in the upcoming AGM to be held in Melbourne on 22 May 2018. Voting is a personal preference for...
by Stomper
Tue May 08, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: D Day has arrived for CPA Australia Members.
Replies: 8
Views: 768

Re: D Day has arrived for CPA Australia Members.

Answering my own question - the Chair has disclosed that he will vote on behalf of undecided proxies in favor of 1-4 and against 5-14
by Stomper
Sat May 05, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: D Day has arrived for CPA Australia Members.
Replies: 8
Views: 768

Re: D Day has arrived for CPA Australia Members.

Brett,

How can the Chair and Board vote (for themselves and undecided proxies) for resolutions in which they have a pecuniary interest. Surely, under principals of good governance they should excuse themselves from voting and leave the vote on those matters to the members?
by Stomper
Fri May 04, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: email from NSW Divisional Council
Replies: 8
Views: 473

email from NSW Divisional Council

Dear NSW members I hope you are all well. The AGM is fast approaching (Tuesday May 22nd 2018 at 5.30pm Melbourne time). This year you are being asked to vote on 14 resolutions that will determine CPA Australia’s future direction. Please make your vote count. Your options are: ​a) appoint the Chair ...
by Stomper
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: In the media
Topic: 16 April 2018 - Joe Aston - AFR - WA's Auditor-General Caroline Spencer can't remain a CPA director
Replies: 10
Views: 645

Re: 16 April 2018 - Joe Aston - AFR - WA's Auditor-General Caroline Spencer can't remain a CPA director

AFR 19 April 2018 - CPA Australia president Peter Wilson's tactics show that very little has changed since the organisation's leadership ... CPA Australia's busy new president Peter Wilson wrote to his members on Tuesday to advise them that "today an article was published in The Australian Financia...
by Stomper
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: CPA Australia's Responses
Topic: 2017 CPA Report
Replies: 14
Views: 1097

Re: 2017 CPA Report

Never mind the fact that Australia is awash with accountants with applicants outnumbering vacancies by a factor of 36.8 to 1 Got a source for that statistic? Not questioning it, just want to have a further look. https://docs.jobs.gov.au/system/files/doc/other/ausaccountants_1.pdf Since 2009, there ...
by Stomper
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: CPA Australia's Responses
Topic: 2017 CPA Report
Replies: 14
Views: 1097

Re: 2017 CPA Report

I suspect the increased revenue per "member" is due to fees associated with migration assessment services. Never mind the fact that Australia is awash with accountants with applicants outnumbering vacancies by a factor of 36.8 to 1 Meanwhile accountants remain on the skills shortage list It is under...
by Stomper
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: CPA Australia's Responses
Topic: 2017 CPA Report
Replies: 14
Views: 1097

Re: 2017 CPA Report

It looks like only direct costs are allocated to each region - it would help if they had included details of the cost allocation methodology.
by Stomper
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: CPA Members Weekly Roundup
Topic: Who is Andrew Hunter
Replies: 3
Views: 589

Re: Who is Andrew Hunter

by Stomper
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: CPA Members Weekly Roundup
Topic: Who is Andrew Hunter
Replies: 3
Views: 589

Who is Andrew Hunter

http://www.afr.com/leadership/leadership-how-a-macquarie-group-veteran-revived-a-government-export-financier-20160418-go8pki EFIC CEO Andrew Hunter found a siege mentality at the government export bank Macquarie Group veteran Andrew Hunter arrived at the federal government-owned Export Finance and I...
by Stomper
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: DRAFT Special Resolution - Reopen Board positions and appoint Directors under new rules
Replies: 4
Views: 633

DRAFT Special Resolution - Reopen Board positions and appoint Directors under new rules

Members Special Resolution To consider and, if thought fit, pass the following special resolution: Request that all Board positions be vacated with effect from 30th September 2018 That Current Directors reapply (if they chose), along with other nominees, for nomination and appointment in accordance...
by Stomper
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: In the media
Topic: 12th Feb 2018. The rort continues. Joe Aston column today
Replies: 11
Views: 1101

Re: 12th Feb 2018. The rort continues. Joe Aston column today

This great book reveals how the game is played....... Game of Mates.GIF Game of Mates tells a tale of economic theft across major sectors of Australia’s economy, showing how James and his group of well-connected Mates siphon off billions from the economy to line their own pockets. In property, minin...
by Stomper
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: IRP - Independent Review Panel
Topic: Brief Update from Brett 6th Feb 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1320

Re: Brief Update from Brett 6th Feb 2018

Red_Ferrari wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:57 pm
How many life members are there?

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