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Governments and defence leaders are increasingly seeking opportunities to enhance defence capability while reducing costs.
As the risk function evolves, risk teams need to be on the cutting edge of risk transformation, contributing at a strategic level.
Despite various financial and economic uncertainties, the oil and gas sector continues to enjoy steady growth.
With now more than $1.5 trillion of assets under management, the superannuation industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the Australian economy.
The toolkit is provided in a user-friendly electronic format, empowering directors to more effectively discharge their duties and responsibilities while improving board performance and decision-making.
This manual reflects Corporations Act 2001 requirements and Australian Accounting Standards that must be applied for interim and annual financial reports for year ending 30 June 2014.
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This edition features Gary Wingrove's outlook for growth, KPMG's innovation agenda, our new Parramatta office, alumni profiles, firm news and more.
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"We shouldn't forget that Australia is one of the leading countries in the LNG space — it is estimated that over the next few years our export revenues will grow four to five-fold thanks to the number of projects that are set to go from ‘build’ to 'operate'."
"In these difficult times, it is critical mining companies think strategically. Rather than simply cost cutting, they need to continue to draw on their strong innovative bent, including world class technological solutions, to drive sustainable business models going forward."
"Our ability to provide relevant global insights that often cut across industries and markets makes a substantial difference to our clients."
"Today, our clients want more than experience, analysis and insights . . . they're demanding an understanding of the 'brutal facts' and a pragmatic and decisive path forward which delivers specific outcomes within agreed financial and time constraints."
"That we can bring new ideas and approaches from our diverse global network and help our clients solve their complex challenges is one of the most professionally
fulfilling aspects of being involved in the sector."
"I’m proud to be a part of KPMG where our collegiate, supportive and client-focused environment enables us to help our clients solve some very complex
"At KPMG we deeply understand the unique challenges facing the public sector, especially regarding infrastructure and healthcare. We can then bring our own
informed perspective to complex issues and help develop new ideas and approaches to resolve them."
"With the right combination of broad and diverse skills from across the firm we can bring new thinking and ideas to help solve even the most complex challenges."
Sally Freeman discusses how many organisations need to reimagine how the risk team functions and how to embrace conscious risk taking to create value.
Sally Freeman explores how a good risk executive should be able to strengthen organisational risk management practices.
Sally Freeman outlines what the top risks are across Australian organisations and how to make those risks real and manageable.
Ted Surette examines the disruption of the utility industry from new technologies.
Carl Adams looks at the changes in the resource sectors and explains why there is still positive signs for the future.
Ken Drover discusses why innovation and reform will be required to respond effectively to both anticipated and inconceivable threats.
Gary Gill and Mark Tims explore how the FSI recommendation to strengthen Australia’s digital identity framework will drive innovation.
While acknowledging that growth here in Australia is softer, we are still a very positive place to be. Gary Wingrove discusses the positives.
John Teer examines the strengths and weaknesses of the FSI recommendations around retirement income.
Mike Ritchie discusses the FSI recommendations to strengthen the transparency and accountability of Australia's financial system regulators.
Ronan Gilhawley discusses how Asian consumer diversity and rapid market growth mean it's time for business to focus on communities.
George Svinos discusses how retailers should stop seeing price as a tactical lever and move from constant discounting to improve profitability.
Stan Stavros offers five key lessons to help keep today's public transport reform agenda on the right track.
Bernard Salt provides an analysis on Australia's rapidly growing population rate and how the economy will benefit.
John Teer discusses how technology impact on the investment industry as customers demand more personalised information, education and advice.
Trent Duvall looks at how the rapid proliferation of social and digital media has empowered customers as never before.
Mark Tims looks at how protecting your organisation from cyber threats goes beyond a technical fix.
Mark Tims explores if organisations are to enhance their cyber security capabilities, they have to be proactive.
Gary Gill discusses how in the event of a cyber-attack, the timely gathering of the right electronic evidence is critical to respond effectively.
Pieter van der Merwe explores how detecting cyber breaches requires an understanding of your environment and the threats likely to target it.
Liz Forsyth on the implications of market driven reforms for the way in which government regulates services in the human services sector.
Bernie Szentirmay on how business has embraced de-cluttering reports by re-ordering notes, removing immaterial disclosures and using plain language.
Organisations are seizing the transformational opportunities of disruptive digital technologies to change processes and enhance consumer experience.
With technology defining consumer experience, digital paradigms are defining pathways to growth for Australia's corporates and government agencies.
For CIOs, the changing digital environment and their changing vision means creating a new kind of relationship with the board.
There are key principles emerging around how CIOs can successfully navigate the constant change brought by technology on business strategy.
Greg Evans looks at how mergers and acquisitions in the mining sector are on the rise again.
Steve Clark on Soldier On, an organisation working to address a gap in the reintegration of our service people back into the community.
Nine reasons why the UK approach to urban and regional growth provides a model for Australia.
Graham Brooke explores the challenges and benefits of urban renewal.
Mid-market companies can be often overlooked. It's time we gave them more support.
Paul Foxlee looks at which trends will shape the infrastructure sector in the near-term.
John Teer discusses the major shifts in the four global megatrends which are set to transform the investment management industry.
Michael Bray explores the changes required of companies to ensure they have processes in place to preserve the integrity of all corporate reporting.
We're in the age of 'Big Data'. Find out what 'Big Data' really is and why using it effectively is so important.
The Chinese investment profile is changing. See what Australia needs to do to remain a top destination for Chinese outbound direct investment.
Just a few years ago, Cloud was all about reducing costs. Now it is considered to be a strategic business enabler.
Market dynamics are conspiring to create strong momentum for growth. John Somerville discusses how growth is on the agenda for Australian businesses.
Cyber threats are growing in ferocity and volume, posing one of the greatest challenges to businesses navigating the complexities of the 21st century.
Indirect tax impacts are often neglected by businesses trading across jurisdictions when considering increasingly complex tax laws.
Will 2014 see Australia's corporate finance markets continue on a high note? David Heathcote discusses if they're delivering on their promise of 2013.
Penny Armytage provides insight into an increasing sense of urgency around the public service reform agenda.
Social media is a powerful tool when it's used effectively. But what happens when things go wrong? Be prepared with best practices to manage risks.
Tax reform is a key element of achieving growth, to ensuring stability in the fiscal positions of our governments and to achieving a new compact.
Societal concern about tax transparency and morality has lead to intense political debate and is driving international tax reform.
The private sector must be more involved in infrastructure projects. To encourage investment, governments must rethink their funding and policies.
To investors and companies alike, audit has consistently proven its worth. But it's time for reflection as the needs of stakeholders evolve.
How will governments respond to the global megatrends impacting the future? Michael Hiller presents the key trends and their implications.
Look beyond the obvious – discover new ways to grow, manage risk and operate differently to deliver better results
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