Our Sponsors



Gold Sponsors

Macquarie Group

Macquarie is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management and finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. The diversity of our operations, combined with a strong capital position and robust risk management framework, has contributed to our 48-year record of unbroken profitability.


Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand represents 117,000 current and aspiring business leaders. Our members work in diverse roles across commerce and industry, academia, government, and public practice throughout Australia and New Zealand and around the world.

We are currently Australia and New Zealand’s only member of the Global Accounting Alliance (GAA) an exclusive collection of the ten leading professional accounting bodies in the world, committed to maintaining a benchmark standard that the world follows. Giving our members a network of over 1,000,000 qualified accountants, working in 180 countries. So wherever they go; the quality and relevance of the designation will be recognised.

Chartered Accountants ANZ is also a member of the alliances Chartered Accountants Worldwide and International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

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At EY, we are committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. We want to build a better working world through our own actions and by engaging with like-minded organisations and individuals. This is our purpose — and why we exist as an organisation. We want to use our global reach and scale to convene the conversation about the challenges facing economies and the capital markets.


CPA Australia is one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with a global membership of more than 163,750 members (as at 31 December 2017) working in 125 countries and regions around the world.

Our core services to members include education, training, technical support and advocacy. Employees and members work together with local and international bodies to represent the views and concerns of the profession to governments, regulators, industries, academia and the general public.

Silver Sponsors


Grant Thorton

Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. These firms help dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth by providing meaningful, forward looking advice.Grant Thornton Australia has more than 1,160 people working in offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. We combine service breadth, depth of expertise and industry insight with an approachable “client first” mindset and a broad commercial perspective.

Bronze Sponsors

Commonwealth Bank

As a major financial institution, we play an important role in enabling economic and social development, supporting jobs, growth, innovation, and opportunities for people and businesses. We recognise that the decisions we make have an impact; and that we are in a unique position to use our capabilities and resources to make a positive contribution beyond our core business.

With more than 15 million customers in 13 countries worldwide, we’re the largest Australian bank and one of the world’s largest banks by capitalisation. We are recognised as the most sustainable bank in Australia for the second year in a row 2017 (G100) Most Sustainable Corporations Index.


Bain & Company

Bain & Company is one of the world’s leading management consulting firms. We work with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions and deliver the sustainable success they desire. For more than 40 years, we’ve been passionate about achieving better results for our clients—results that go beyond financial and are uniquely tailored, pragmatic, holistic and enduring.


McGrathNicol is a dynamic advisory firm trusted by blue-chip clients to partner with them to devise and implement pragmatic solutions for complex business issues.

Founded in 2004, we are driven to improve clients’ outcomes by delivering practical, objective and independent advice, technical excellence, innovative thinking and sound execution capability.


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