Date posted: 27/11/2018 2 min read

ACT Regional News November 2018

Hear about the latest ACT news and upcoming events.

In Brief

  • Regional Manager update
  • Events recap
  • Upcoming events

Regional Manager update

How fortunate we are to have a fabulous Young Chartered Accountants panel in Canberra. This group of young professionals encourage and support our local provisional members, engage with other local professionals and bring use great events like the recently held Trivia Night!

Introducing Aaron Brewin CA, Young Regional Advocate for the ACT

The 2018 CA ANZ President's Prize celebrates exceptional young Chartered Accountants who have demonstrated a commitment to the profession and the community.

Aaron Brewin CA has been selected as the Young Regional Advocate for the ACT recognising his work on the Young Chartered Accountants Committee for ACT and his involvement with the Achilles Running Club Canberra.

Aaron Brewin (left of photo) Young regional Advocate for the ACT

As a Young Regional Advocate, Aaron has been nominated for the 2018 CA ANZ President's Prize, which includes a $1000 donation to a charity of the winner's choice and appearance in Acuity magazine. He joins a pool of 12 Young Regional Advocates nominated for the President's Prize.

Aaron has been a mentor for six candidates for the Chartered Accountant designation and currently works in the Department of Jobs and Small Business.

Congratulations Aaron on this outstanding achievement.

Talk soon
Renee

Recap of last month's events

New Member Certificate Ceremony + OGM – 19 October

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand hosted the ACT Certificate Presentation Ceremony to celebrate the achievements of new members and Chartered Accountants Program award recipients with family, friends and colleagues at the Commonwealth Club.

Diversity Lunch – 26 October

Every life is a series of defining moments. Moments that shape and change us.

The discussion is all about personal experiences and when our panel realised they had the ability to influence others, the conversation with The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG, Christine Nixon and Kris Tay was facilitated by Karen Middleton.

Sharing Knowledge: The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) update

This practical and interactive session was presented by Mel Yates. Mel provided a regulatory update from the ACNC and answered our members questions.

Upcoming events

Members Christmas Party - 10 December 2018

6.00 – 7.30pm at Canberra Glassworks, 11 Wentworth Avenue Canberra. Come along and sparkle! Donations to the Marymead buy a brick appeal are most welcome.

Invitation to come.

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