Critical Issues Series
The Critical Issues series, in partnership with The Australian, is a series of exclusive interviews with chief executives, chief financial officers and senior executives from some of the nation’s largest and most high-profile companies.
These Chartered Accountants discuss a range of critical business issues including the role financial integrity and ethics play in good business practice, the impact of regulation on growth, and exploring what economic indicators businesses can use to plan for the future.
Article last updated 20 September 2013
Aquaculture in a mining obsessed country
"We've had to maintain that clean, green practice".
Hear Tassal Group CEO and Chartered Accountant, Mark Ryan, discuss his view on emerging markets, including opportunities for aquaculture.
Watch Mark's interview
More rate cuts to come
Commonwealth Bank CFO David Craig talks to Michael Bennett about operating in the current tough economic climate.
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Julie Raffe on transparency and China
Village Roadshow CFO Julie Raffe, outlines her drive for transparency and says there is a big future in China for cultural and creative industries.
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Why Australia is doing so well
Westpac's Rachel Grimes discusses Australia's envied economic position.
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Rule changes turning off investors
PwC Australia CEO warns that Australia's reputation for stability is at risk.
Watch Luke's interview
The future of post
Australia Post's Paul Urquhart talks about the future of conventional post in the digital world.
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Strong economic fundamentals
Institute of Chartered Accountants CEO, Lee White, talks about the strong fundamentals of the Australian economy in 2013.
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Skills shortage crisis
Fortescue Metals' non-executive director, Geoff Brayshaw, talks about the skills shortage crisis in Australia.
Watch Geoff's interview