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Australasia

Your support in Australasia

Members in Australia are invited to join one of the ICAEW Member Groups to keep up to date with regional events and networking opportunities. We have a global network of contact members who can provide on-the-ground know-how for ICAEW members wishing to move to the region, and for those already living there. You can also connect with your ICAEW Council Members, or speak to your ICAEW team directly.

ICAEW Member Groups

New South Wales

The Sydney City Group supports members based in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Networking events and technical presentations usually take place in Sydney, but members across NSW and ACT are invited to join.

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ICAEW Member Groups

Queensland

The Queensland Member Group organises social events and presentations for members across Queensland. Social events and technical presentations usually take place in Brisbane, but members across Queensland are invited to join.

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ICAEW Member Groups

Victoria and Tasmania

The Victoria Member Group supports members based in Victoria and Tasmania. Social events and technical presentations usually take place in Melbourne, but members across Victoria and Tasmania are invited to join.

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Contact members

Auckland
Tom Goad
Tom Goad FCA Partner - Strategy & transactions, EY

Tom is a Partner at EY in Auckland, and has lived in New Zealand since 2008, having moved from the UK.

Victoria and Tasmania
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Brian Jones FCA Director, Ahead for Business Pty Ltd

Brian set up a professional chartered accounting and business advisory practice in 1989 (Ahead For Business Pty Ltd, splitting into two entities in 2010 with forensic accounting in Forensic Accountants Australia Pty Ltd).

Western Australia
Ralph Martin
Ralph Martin FCA Partner and National Technical Director, RSM

Ralph is the National Technical Director of RSM in Australia. He has over 15 years’ experience in accounting and auditing and is an expert on financial reporting and auditing standards.

ACT
James Selkirk
James Selkirk FCA Chief Financial Officer, CDC Data Centres

James is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience. He has a proven track record of success in a broad range of diverse and challenging leadership roles and is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Canberra Data Centres having worked for KPMG, Macquarie Bank, Hutchinson Whampoa and other leading infrastructure companies.

New South Wales
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Richard Stokes FCA Stokes Partners International

Richard qualified with Price Waterhouse & Co in Newcastle upon Tyne before moving into the financial services sector.

Auckland
James Stuart
James Stuart ACA Principal at Pathfinder Solutions NZ

James started his career working within specialist tax teams for EY and Deloitte across the Channel Islands, UK, US and New Zealand. James is now a Principal with Pathfinder Solutions LP.

South Island of New Zealand
Sarah Young
Sarah Young FCA Finance Manager, inFact Limited

Sarah trained with Mazars in the UK, before moving to Jersey where she worked in the Private Banking sector of ABN Amro in both Jersey and London. As well as being an FCA (ICAEW), Sarah holds a BScEcon in Banking and Finance and an MSc in Accounting and Finance.

Meet your ICAEW team

Helen Windget
Helen Windget Member Engagement Manager, ICAEW

Helen is the ICAEW Member Engagement Manager for Australasia and North America and is ICAEW's main point of contact for members who are based in North America or Australasia.

Clare Bewsher, ICAEW council member
Clare Bewsher FCA ICAEW Council Member for Australasia (NSW & ACT)

Clare trained with Smith & Williamson before joining PwC's International Corporate Tax team. She is self-employed, enjoying a mix of contracting and tax consultancy. In June 2013, Clare was elected as ICAEW's first Council Member for Oceania.

Mark Ellison
Mark Ellison FCA ICAEW Council Member for Australasia (excl NSW & ACT)

Mark moved to Melbourne in 2017 as a Senior Advisor with Hindal Corporate. Mark was elected as ICAEW Council Member for Australasia (excl NSW & ACT) in June 2021.

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Moving to Australia

Frequently asked questions on living and working in Australia. Find out about your qualification, national insurance contributions, taxation, and entry requirements.

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Events near you

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Australasia on LinkedIn

ICAEW Member Groups

Australia

The ICAEW Members in Australia LinkedIn group enables you to network, share information and discuss issues of professional interest with other members in Australia.

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ICAEW Member Groups

New Zealand

The ICAEW members in New Zealand LinkedIn group enables you to network, share information and discuss issues of professional interest with other members in New Zealand.

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CABA support outside the UK

No matter where you live in Australasia, CABA’s free online and local support can help you in all kinds of ways.

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