Leadership & Advocacy

Here you’ll find the latest news and information on topical industry issues, as well as toolkits, guides and other resources, and relevant training programs – all designed to give you an advantage in your current role.

Leadership & Advocacy is also home to important details regarding our Quality Review Program, Ethical and Professional Standards, and Professional Conduct functions.

Key policy and advocacy areas

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand key areas of focus during 2014-15. Also view our current priorities for 2015-16  and our summary of key policy positions.
Food farming and our future. Read the latest future inc

How can we create farming systems to feed a prosperous future?

It’s no secret that the rapid urbanisation of the 20th century has driven a massive change in our lifestyle and diet. Add to this the dramatic cultural shift as immigration and urbanisation has left most Australasians with no family connection to the farm, and some children with the impression that food comes from a packet – not a paddock or pasture. Farming will be at the centre of Australia and New Zealand’s future economic prosperity, but disruption will leave its mark.

Considered to be the food bowl of the Asian region, Australia and New Zealand farmers collectively will only be providing food to feed around 100 million people or just over 1 per cent of the global population by 2025. How do we address these issues? Join the conversation.

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Current issues