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. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. The new lean banking machine

    Credit Suisse shows how it cut costs and focused on Asia’s asset management markets to dig itself out of investment banking trouble...

  4. ATO's 2018 hit list targets smaller tax avoiders

    In an interview with Acuity, Australian Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan FCA spells out his new agenda for 2018, where he sets small business and big spenders in his sights...

  5. Chris Jordan’s Tax Office: The Big End of Town and beyond

    Chris Jordan’s Tax Office: The Big End of Town and beyond...

  6. 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...

  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. How plastic wins the payments war

    As the Big 4 banks roll out the New Payments Platform (NPP), it seems no rivals can seriously challenge the dominance of the big banks and card companies in the payments space...

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