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AFR 6th June CPA Australia hoarding cash

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AFR 6th June CPA Australia hoarding cash

Post by Brett Stevenson » Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:05 am

Are we a professional organisation to serve the profession and members, or ....... well it's best if you read the article as Joe Aston poses the question well.
And it is not a unique problem to CPA, but there is little doubt we seem to be the leader of the pack.
Is it little wonder the professions are losing much of their status and reputation in the community.
The question the AFR is rightly asking is just what the blooming hell are these organisations doing with their money.
The answer seems to be that their head offices and administrative staff are busy little beavers building up assets at the expense of the professions and members themselves.
Perhaps it's time for the government and regulators to step in if the professions cannot do it themselves.
If the board of CPA Australia don't start acting soon then the question perhaps needs to be put more forcefully.

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Re: AFR 6th June CPA Australia hoarding cash

Post by Red_Ferrari » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:40 am

Here's a pdf of the AFR article, for posterity:
z AFR Tue 6-6-17 p37 Why is CPA Australia hoarding $91m.pdf
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