About David Walker

David Walker is commissioning editor of Acuity magazine. He also runs publishing consultancy Shorewalker DMS

David has previously edited the award-winning INTHEBLACK business publication for CPA Australia, and edited Public Accountant for the Institute of Public Accountants. He has also been chief operating officer of online publisher WorkDay Media, headed policy and communications at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, headed advocacy for the Business Council of Australia, and run the website for online finance start-up eChoice. He has written professionally on economics, business and public policy since 1987 and spent three years in the Canberra Press Gallery for News Limited and The Age.

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  1. Listen: KPMG chair walks a tightrope

    KPMG Australia’s new chairman Alison Kitchen, whose audit career spans more than 30 years, wants her firm to open up to the public. Can that plan survive in a sceptical era?...

  2. Failing to connect

    Studies of teleworking in accounting firms show the accounting profession still struggling to make telework work. Firm leaders need to step up...

  3. Tax agents still least happy with ATO service

    The ATO scores high on integrity but lower on service and technology in its latest survey, which shows little improvement in community perceptions...

  4. Corporate tax wins for ATO

    Corporate giants now accept that shifting millions in profits to havens such as Bermuda is “not right”, says ATO chief Chris Jordan...

  5. Audit quality is good, but can we do better?

    Audit quality in Australia and NZ isn’t bad, but the profession still has to work harder to address regulators’ concerns...

  6. 5 things to do in root cause analysis

    Audit leaders share five essentials for conducting a root cause analysis they learned through their real life experiences...

  7. How streaming rescued music

    Suddenly, the music industry is singing happily again. But can it keep that happy sound?...

  8. Seven ways to retain what you read

    Experts say the trick to remembering what you’ve read is to practise recalling it on demand...

  9. Beyond the GFC: Where to next?

    Will there ever be another GFC? Economic historian and Harvard professor Niall Ferguson, the influential thinker behind The Ascent of Money book and TV series will speak at WCOA about what we’ve...

  10. Michael Andrew tackles the cheats

    The former global head of KPMG is taking on the black economy, from organised crime to everyone who pays a tradie in cash...

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