About Lachlan Colquhoun

Lachlan Colquhoun has been a journalist for more than three decades, and has written for some of the world's best known mastheads such as the Financial Times, the South China Morning Post, and The Australian Financial Review.

He was the Hong Kong-based Asia business correspondent for the London Evening Standard from 1998-2002 and has also worked extensively in broadcast journalism, as a producer and documentary maker for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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  1. 6 tips to improve your memory

    Memory coach Tansel Ali learnt two Yellow Pages phone directories in just 24 days. Use his memory training tips for yourself...

  2. Why sustainability reporting is good for business

    Sustainability reporting is more than “greenwashing” – it is about doing business better...

  3. Are you leaving a tax bomb in your will? Estate planning pitfalls

    Australia has no death tax, but bequeathing your superannuation to adult children could land them with a big tax bill...

  4. Meet New Zealand’s new Controller and Auditor-General

    In this Q&A, Acuity chats with Martin Matthews FCA, New Zealand’s newly elected Controller and Auditor-General...

  5. Domestic violence policies can save lives

    A workplace can offer practical – even life-saving – support to victims of domestic violence...

  6. The future looks good on paper

    Ask Michael Boggs CA, chief executive of New Zealand media conglomerate (NZME), whether he sees a bright future for newspapers and the answer is a resounding “yes”...

  7. CA skills win big in Kununurra: Jodie Silvester CA

    Jodie Silvester CA moved to outback Western Australia for family reasons, but it propelled her to a national business award...

  8. Talking to Amazon’s money man

    Could there be a Bank of Amazon? Its treasurer Kurt Zumwalt is helping the behemoth push into fintech and other services...

  9. Kris Peach FCA: The push and pull of changing standards

    The AASB’s Kris Peach FCA has faced friction and pushback over changing accounting standards, but she’s not fazed...

  10. Making accounting count for Indigenous Australians

    Matthew Jones CA works with footy legend turned entrepreneur Adam Goodes, and says accounting can change Indigenous lives...