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
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: 378

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: 357

Re: Brief Update from Brett 6th Feb 2018

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

Life Members.GIF
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by Stomper
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: IRP - Independent Review Panel
Topic: Brief Update from Brett 6th Feb 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 357

Re: Brief Update from Brett 6th Feb 2018

Brett, In addition to 6. Life member status (clause 7) needs to be approved by direct vote of members at the AGM 7. Life members (clause 7) be required to pay membership subscriptions. I would recommend that life membership be stripped from Malley and the other directors who have breached their duti...
by Stomper
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Remuneration of Key Management Personnel
Topic: Remuneration CPA Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 711

Re: Remuneration CPA Advice

Just received the Statement of the CPA Australia Board it is interesting to read that this statement omits under the "Director and Executive Remuneration" section the Godfrey Remuneration Group Letter bit: Further it is GRG’s understanding that the Board has: Adopted lower remuneration for the CPA ...
by Stomper
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: Suggestion: Objects
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Suggestion: Objects

I don't think that CPAA should taking a political position on any of this. E.g. There will be CPAs for negative gearing and against it. It's not CPAA's role to be pushing a political agenda. Incorrectly claiming that the majority of CPAs support a position when they cannot even get more than about ...
by Stomper
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: Suggestion: Objects
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Suggestion: Objects

Personal agenda alert! I would like to propose that we include a recommendation that our objects (or elsewhere is necessary) include a commitment to intergenerational fairness. My thoughts on this issue – Q&A Monday 5 February 2018 https://youtu.be/mnatkYEIOEs Feedback from a couple of commentators ...
by Stomper
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: AGM 2018 - Resolutions - Bring it
Topic: The deadline for Member's resolutions is 21st March
Replies: 9
Views: 414

Re: The deadline for Member's resolutions is 21st March

BRAVO GenYCPA - excellent paper! My only suggestion would be to include a section on improving director and board engagement with members. For example, that questions to the board from members should be made available, together with the response and that a schedule be maintained detailing the respon...
by Stomper
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: AFR 25th Jan 2018 Summary of the CPA Fiasco
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Re: AFR 25th Jan 2018 Summary of the CPA Fiasco

I wonder if Mr Black from ABC was a CPA? A chartered accountant and former CFO of a high profile, now-collapsed Australian business has had his CAANZ membership cancelled for one year, despite having earlier pleaded guilty to one rolled up count of making available false or misleading information. ...
by Stomper
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: AFR 25th Jan 2018 Summary of the CPA Fiasco
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Re: AFR 25th Jan 2018 Summary of the CPA Fiasco

This should be compulsory reading for all CPA members - and should be reprinted in the CPA version of "Der Stürmer" aka "In the Black" That white collar criminals go unpunished should come as no surprise, just look at these examples.... http://www.smh.com.au/national/former-army-member-arrested-in-s...
by Stomper
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Jen Dalitz
Topic: Newsletter to CPA Spillers - 4th December 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 525

Re: Newsletter to CPA Spillers - 4th December 2017

Well it's been a long time coming, but I can finally confirm that the Spillers will have their voices heard in a meeting with our new President, Peter Wilson, next Monday 11th December. I can only imagine the lip service that would have been given - especially with the latest Statement from the CPA...
by Stomper
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: IRP - Independent Review Panel
Topic: 21 Nov 2017 - Independent Review Panel Communique
Replies: 27
Views: 1406

Re: 21 Nov 2017 - Independent Review Panel Communique

Yes interesting that you employ external consultants to review the CEO remuneration, then you ignore the report and increase his contractual termination payment entitlement...twice. This part is just staggering!!! How can they get away with this!!?? This surely is a breach of their duties as direct...
by Stomper
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: IRP - Independent Review Panel
Topic: 21 Nov 2017 - Independent Review Panel Communique
Replies: 27
Views: 1406

Re: 21 Nov 2017 - Independent Review Panel Communique

I provided my "feedback" too - suprised (NOT) that thet didnt want an interview. Still waiting a response to my question to the board regarding CPA Advice payments - Have they bern suspended? Will renew my membership for 2018 to allow me to continue to agitate - probably my last. They will need good...
by Stomper
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: CPA Members Weekly Roundup
Topic: CPA Membership Fees
Replies: 40
Views: 2477

Re: CPA Membership Fees

I've decided to take up the CAANZ offer.

But I'll renew with CPAA too for 12 months to keep my options open and continue to agitate for change.
by Stomper
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: CPA Members Weekly Roundup
Topic: 17/11/17 Brett's Post Final Email. Special Resolutions for AGM
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: 17/11/17 Brett's Post Final Email. Special Resolutions for AGM

aceone wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:01 pm
Hi all
Just wondering out aloud if a question for the AGM is "how many members have sought and received a letter of good standing for their membership to be moved over to CA ANZ"?
I've got mine too
by Stomper
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: CPA Members Weekly Roundup
Topic: Financial statements
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: Financial statements

nakedadmin wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:13 pm
Committed expenditure in the financial statements is just lease commitments. Shouldn't there be a disclosure of the Aus Open contract which we just learned runs to 2019?
YES
by Stomper
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Directors of CPA Australia in detail
Topic: Methinks we lost the war
Replies: 29
Views: 2467

Re: Methinks we lost the war

Any lawyer worth their salt will say that it was intended to "promote excellence, enterprise and integrity". The sentence includes "amongst members" CPA Advice does nothing of the sort. By the way NTIA set up SMS Advice for a fraction of the cosr of CPA Advice and now has THOUSANDS of registered adv...
by Stomper
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Directors of CPA Australia in detail
Topic: Methinks we lost the war
Replies: 29
Views: 2467

Re: Methinks we lost the war

CPA Advice has been defended as loss leading and in the public interest. It is not unlawful to get it wrong or lose money. Not if CPA Advice was set up contrary to the object of the CPA Constitution. Objects of the Company The objects of the Company are to promote excellence, enterprise and integri...
by Stomper
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Directors of CPA Australia in detail
Topic: Methinks we lost the war
Replies: 29
Views: 2467

Re: Methinks we lost the war

I don't think its being negative to ask a lot of questions. What is negative is when we ask, but never get answers. I have asked before, and yet to have a response, on what the IRP is actually costing members. What is the budget? For a bunch of finance people, we're kept completely in the dark on t...
by Stomper
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: In the media
Topic: AFR 7 Aug 2017 - Inside story of Alex Malley's final days at CPA Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 1615

Re: AFR 7 Aug 2017 - Inside story of Alex Malley's final days at CPA Australia

I think we should all acknowledge the good work that Brett Stevenson has done. His courage and efforts have brought the CPA Board and its executive to its knees, thus clearing the path for the organization to claw back from the mess Malley/Graeme et al created. Sure there is some work to be done - ...
by Stomper
Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: AFR 2 Aug 2017 - Remaining CPA board to appear before Senate Committee
Replies: 20
Views: 2277

Re: AFR 2 Aug 2017 - Remaining CPA board to appear before Senate Committee

""My greatest frustration...is that the reason why we are needing to have this discussion is the extraordinary behaviour of your organisation," she said. "[The] opacity and obfuscation is just mind-blowing. There are plenty of global organisation listed on the ASX and none of them have their AGM ov...