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. 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. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Musk, Bezos and the economics of space

    As private firms expand their operations, human colonisation of space remains a dream. The reason? There’s no apparent pay-off...

  6. 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...

  7. How streaming rescued music

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

  8. 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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  9. Seven ways to retain what you read

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

  10. 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...

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