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 JWheldon
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: 2018 annual report - Institute of Chartered Accountants
Replies: 0
Views: 17

2018 annual report - Institute of Chartered Accountants

Thought guys might be interested in this 2018 annual report from ICAANZ. You can review this while you await another month for the CPA Australia 2018 annual report to be issued, probably just before the AGM. It is interesting the Richard Petty FCA, also FCPA (maybe), represents the ICAANZ on the Boa...
by JWheldon
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Issues at CPA Australia needing investigation and/or review.
Topic: 18 Feb 19 - ABC - Accting Profession on Financial Planning conflicts
Replies: 0
Views: 301

18 Feb 19 - ABC - Accting Profession on Financial Planning conflicts

Accounting profession faces another moment of truth on financial planning conflicts By business reporter Andrew Robertson https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-18/financial-planning-accountants-and-conflicted-remuneration/10820526 You can generally tell how important we think something is by how much ...
by JWheldon
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: Aust Govt Fin Reporting council - CPA Quality Review program
Replies: 1
Views: 747

Re: - CPA Quality Review program

It is interesting to see that quality assurance review program for members in public practice is going digital and with the need to complete profile statements online. CPA Australia reports it replaces the costly and time consuming paper process. Maybe if CPA Australia was really interested in opera...
by JWheldon
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Issues at CPA Australia needing investigation and/or review.
Topic: What do members think of "InTheBlack" magazine?
Replies: 23
Views: 6807

Re: What do members think of "InTheBlack" magazine?

CPA Australia reports that there has been an increase in the number of visitors to the "IntheBlack" website. Sounds like alot of young members, student members and external parties are working with the technology to get information. So when will CPA Australia provide the option for members to stop r...
by JWheldon
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: CPA Australia's Responses
Topic: CPA Aust advises AGM on Tuesday 14 May 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 332

CPA Aust advises AGM on Tuesday 14 May 2019

2019 AGM https://www.cpaaustralia.com.au/about-us/our-organisation/notices-of-general-meetings The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of CPA Australia will be held in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 May. More details, including the time and venue information, will be advised. The notice of meeting and proxy form ...
by JWheldon
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: In the media
Topic: 30 Jan 2019 - Malley, Petty, Wade, Egan stripped of CPA life membership
Replies: 1
Views: 287

30 Jan 2019 - Malley, Petty, Wade, Egan stripped of CPA life membership

CPA Australia have advised members that, Alex Malley, Richard Petty, Graeme Wade and Penny Egan have been stripped of their life membership effective 31 December 2018. This decision was made by Board in December 2018 under Article 43(b) of the Constitution. Why did this decision take so long? The me...
by JWheldon
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: In the media
Topic: 24 Jan 19 - ASIC Audit inspection program 2017-18 raises concerns
Replies: 0
Views: 275

24 Jan 19 - ASIC Audit inspection program 2017-18 raises concerns

ASIC has today issued a report on its audit inspections. It is interesting to see that ASIC found " auditors did not, in our view, obtain reasonable assurance that the financial report was free from material misstatement." Issues were been previously raised about the audit of the CPA Australia finan...
by JWheldon
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: CPA Program will be under pressure from CA ANZ
Replies: 0
Views: 306

CPA Program will be under pressure from CA ANZ

Here is an article from Accountants Daily, with regards to the Chartered Accountants Aust & NZ (CAANZ), professional program (PY program), which is going through big changes. Changes with regards to those that can undertake the PY program and the use of the digital technology to provide examinations...
by JWheldon
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: In the media
Topic: 4 Oct 18 - AFR:- New standards for financial planners cannot be met before the January 1 deadline
Replies: 4
Views: 811

Re: 4 Oct 18 - AFR:- New standards for financial planners cannot be met before the January 1 deadline

https://www.fasea.gov.au/fasea-releases-examination-legislative-instrument/ MEDIA RELEASE 14 December 2018 FASEA releases Examination Legislative Instrument FASEA has today released its legislative instrument for the Relevant Provider Examination for consultation. The legislative instrument was info...
by JWheldon
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: CPA Australia's Responses
Topic: New chief Info & Digital officer at CPA Australia - starts Feb 19
Replies: 0
Views: 340

New chief Info & Digital officer at CPA Australia - starts Feb 19

https://www.cio.com.au/article/650572/farid-jarrar-join-cpa-australia/ 7 Dec 2018 Farid Jarrar is leaving his role as CIO at outsourced call centre provider Stellar and will join CPA Australia in February as chief information and digital officer. Jarrar, who has been with Stellar since July 2010, is...
by JWheldon
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: CPA Australia's Responses
Topic: CPA Australia - education program has lost direction
Replies: 4
Views: 1283

Re: CPA Australia - education program has lost direction

This sounds a bit old. The accounting profession has been saying this for years. CPA Australia had so many past presidents from academia who missed the opportunity to work with the Universities to implement change. Yet the Universities are following the almighty dollar and the pull of the full payin...
by JWheldon
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: 4 Oct 18 - AFR:- New standards for financial planners cannot be met before the January 1 deadline
Replies: 4
Views: 811

Re: 4 Oct 18 - AFR:- New standards for financial planners cannot be met before the January 1 deadline

60 hours CPD likely for licensed accountants https://www.accountantsdaily.com.au/professional-development/12358-60-hours-cpd-likely-for-licensed-accountants The latest guidance on incoming education requirements for accountants operating under an AFSL suggest about 60 hours of CPD annually will be n...
by JWheldon
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Issues at CPA Australia needing investigation and/or review.
Topic: CPA Aust - Value and relevance of financial reports
Replies: 0
Views: 371

CPA Aust - Value and relevance of financial reports

Having a look at this report, which was commissioned by CPA Australia on whether and if so, how financial statements are useful for equity investors in Australia. Is a way for CPA Australia to commission a report, in an attempt to try to justify the poor financial reports provided to the members of ...
by JWheldon
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: 4 Oct 18 - AFR:- New standards for financial planners cannot be met before the January 1 deadline
Replies: 4
Views: 811

Re: 4 Oct 18 - AFR:- New standards for financial planners cannot be met before the January 1 deadline

It does appear that you are making reference to overseas situation concerning cost inflation index and the tax implications. If this is the case you may want to contact your local CPA branch for assistance or search the internet for your relevant examples.
by JWheldon
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Minimum disclosures?
Topic: 7 Nov 2018 - Brett Stevenson - All Dressed up Magazine - CPA Australia. For the accounting profession
Replies: 0
Views: 470

7 Nov 2018 - Brett Stevenson - All Dressed up Magazine - CPA Australia. For the accounting profession

ALL DRESSED UP Magazine - CPA Australia. For the accounting profession From Brett Stevenson - 7 November 2018 https://www.excellere.com.au/blog/2018/11/7/all-dressed-up-magazine-cpa-australia-for-the-accounting-profession Well, here it is. 314 pages in total. Not in a very sophisticated format as my...
by JWheldon
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: CPA Members Weekly Roundup
Topic: 19 Nov 18 - Brett Stevenson - Letter to International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
Replies: 2
Views: 460

19 Nov 18 - Brett Stevenson - Letter to International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

Letter to International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). To Read Brett's letter go to his website. https://www.excellere.com.au/blog/2018/11/19/letter-to-international-federation-of-accountants-ifac by Brett Stevenson 19 November 2018 You may be interested in a letter I have sent to the Internation...
by JWheldon
Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: 13 Nov 18 - AFR - Tassie bureaucrat Ric De Santi pockets CPA's $75k
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: 13 Nov 18 - AFR - Tassie bureaucrat Ric De Santi pockets CPA's $75k

Tasmania's deputy AG finally donates CPA pay by Joe Aston AFR 20/11/2018 https://www.afr.com/brand/rear-window/tasmanias-deputy-ag-finally-donates-cpa-pay-20181120-h184sr CPA Australia president Peter Wilson wrote to his members on Tuesday on a number of matters, one of them being director remunerat...
by JWheldon
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: 13 Nov 18 - AFR - Tassie bureaucrat Ric De Santi pockets CPA's $75k
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: 13 Nov 18 - AFR - Tassie bureaucrat Ric De Santi pockets CPA's $75k

CPA Australia have now responded to serious issues raised by the Australian Financial Review with regards Ric De Santi advising that he is to cease receiving his director fees from CPA Australia. Why so late, when he was appointed in October 2017? Have CPA Australia received legal advise, and if the...
by JWheldon
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Directors of CPA Australia in detail
Topic: CPA director Caroline Spencer appointed WA Auditor General
Replies: 21
Views: 5447

Re: CPA director Caroline Spencer appointed WA Auditor General

CPA Australia have responded to issues with regards to Ric De Santi and Caroline Spencer almost 6 months after they were raised. Why???? CPA Australia have backed tracked with regards to previous statements, that they have issued to the public, the Australian Financial Review and the members of CPA ...
by JWheldon
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: In the media
Topic: 13 Nov 18 - AFR - Tassie bureaucrat Ric De Santi pockets CPA's $75k
Replies: 2
Views: 615

13 Nov 18 - AFR - Tassie bureaucrat Ric De Santi pockets CPA's $75k

Tassie bureaucrat Ric De Santi pockets CPA's $75k 13 November 2018 - Rear Window in AFR by Joe Aston https://www.afr.com/brand/rear-window/tassie-bureaucrat-ric-de-santi-pockets-cpas-75k-20181113-h17ujc In April, CPA Australia's painfully haughty president Peter Wilson attacked an item in this colum...