Car and hotel on Monopoly board game

Keeping big business accountable for financial misconduct

Monday, 10 February 2020

Benjamin Franklin once wrote in a letter that nothing in this world is certain except death and taxes. In corporate Australia, sometimes it feels like the only certain thing is financial misconduct.

Investigative journalist Tom Ravlic will be speaking at the UWA Business School about exactly this, casting his forensic eye over the financial wreckage of the misconduct resulting in the recent Banking Royal Commission, and explaining why some people choose to behave badly, enrich themselves, and hurt others in the process.

Ben Wyatt

UWA appoints state treasurer to business school board

Monday, 24 June 2019

This article is reprinted with the permission of The Australian Financial Review newspaper. It was published online on Monday 24 June 2019.

IBECC

Mango farms and cattle stations won’t fix Indigenous communities

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

A ‘build it and they will come’ mentality will not meet the needs of growing northern Australia, experts have told an Indigenous business conference at The University of Western Australia.

Michael Harris, Shelley Cable and Richard Hurst

More Indigenous accounting students needed, conference told

Monday, 12 December 2016

The low number of Indigenous accountants in Australia is hindering the progress of Indigenous business, speakers have told an Indigenous business conference at The University of Western Australia.

Marcia Langton

Indigenous people deserve better: Focus on education and Indigenous business

Friday, 2 December 2016

Government programs should focus first on supporting education and Indigenous business rather than on welfare support, delegates at the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference have been told.

Alannah MacTiernan

We need to stop teaching failure, Alannah MacTiernan tells UWA conference

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Over 60 per cent of Aboriginal students are not having any meaningful engagement with education, delegates at the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference have been told.

Northern wealth under spotlight at Indigenous conference

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Indigenous leaders from across Australia will come together for the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference, to be held at The University of Western Australia on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 December.

PhD conference attendees

29th PhD Conference in Economics and Business

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The 29th PhD Conference in Economics and Business is coming to the University of Western Australia from 9-11 November 2016.

David Yermack

NYU finance expert to deliver blockchain public lecture

Monday, 8 August 2016

New York University’s Professor David Yermack will deliver a public lecture on blockchain—the new technology set to revolutionise financial record-keeping.

Phil Dolan and Sharon Parker

Addressing Australia’s work stress could save billions

Monday, 1 August 2016

In Australia, the cost of workers’ compensation claims for mental stressis $200 million per year. Further, PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates work stress costs the Australian economy at least $10.9 billion per year.