Media Centre

Here you will find up-to-date media information, including press releases, media kits and our media contacts.

Welcome to William Buck’s media centre. Here you will find our latest media releases, facts about our business and information about our specialist advisors.

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Our advisors understand what is newsworthy, and have experience and training in working with media representatives. Our spokespeople can provide timely, information to finance and business editors seeking quick turn-around commentary on topical issues.

To gain a media comment from a William Buck Director, please contact our National PR and Communications Advisor, Amy Kitson. Amy can facilitate an interview for you with the appropriate person or provide you with relevant contact information and comments by email.

Amy’s contact details are:

T: +61 2 8263 4000

M: 0455 515 060

E: amy.kitson@williambuck.com

Federal Budget 2019-20

The 2019-20 Federal Budget is set to be handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on April 2, 2019. This is Frydenberg’s first Budget and the current Coalition Government’s third since the last (2016) federal election. With a federal election expected in early May, this Budget may well make or break the Coalitions chances of being re-elected.

We have experts available to provide commentary on a fast turnaround. In particular, renowned tax expert Greg Travers; our expert on women’s’ finance, Janine Williamson; Our expert in superannuation, Tricia Kleinig, our expert on property and construction, Neil Brennan; our expert on health, Belinda Hudson; our expert on tax tech and innovation, Jack Qi.

For more information, download our 2019-20 Federal Budget media kit or our 2019-20 Federal Budget Report:

Recent Media Centre Updates:

Five times you might need to spend more than $3,000 on tax advice

By Greg Travers on 16/04/2019

Australia’s tax system is complex, meaning the ability for a taxpayer to comply with their obligations can be a big challenge. Recognising the likelihood that…

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30 pc tax plan creates compliance, without the burden

By Greg Travers on 04/04/2019

94 per cent of individual taxpayers should have a 30 per cent or lower effective tax rate, by 2024/25. This is the single most effective…

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30pc tax plan is an effective anti-avoidance measure in Federal Budget

By William Buck on 03/04/2019

Commentary from Greg Travers, Group Director of Tax Services at William Buck Accountants and Advisors A leading tax expert says the 30 per cent tax…

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This Federal Budget, less is more

By Greg Travers on 03/04/2019

Sometimes less is more. The temptation for a Government is to feel that they need to announce a whole series of new tax measures every…

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Federal Budget 2019-20 update

By Greg Travers on 28/03/2019

The 2019 -20 Federal Budget is set to be handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on April 2, 2019. This is Frydenberg’s first Budget and…

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What you can do about Labor’s proposed franking credit reform

By Andrew Barlow on 28/03/2019

With an election looming, it is currently forecast that Labor will take government. Perhaps Labor’s most contentious reform is the decision to remove tax refunds…

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Five tax changes Labor should make for small business

By Greg Travers on 13/03/2019

Greg Travers, Director of Tax Services at William Buck Accountants and Advisors Small businesses make up 35 per cent by value of Australia’s economy. They…

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Digital marketing can be your competitive advantage – latest MWSG results out now

By William Buck on 26/02/2019

Stay ahead of your competitors – Latest insights from the Making Western Sydney Report now available Most B2B buyers perform eight to twelve online searches…

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2019 Venture Capital Report

By William Buck on 08/02/2019

Venture Capital investment in Australia reaches A$3 billion in 2018: William Buck 2019 Venture Capital Funding Report Key points in this release In the year…

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Harnessing the economic benefits of scale in South Australia

By William Buck on 15/01/2019

A greater focus on growing the “M” in SME will help take the South Australian economy to the next level, says the head of a…

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Small companies may become large as a result of additional assets recognised under the new lease standard

By William Buck on 11/01/2019

All Australian business leases will be subject to new accounting rules from January 1 2019, which could have significant impact on an entities overall financial…

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What does Labor’s negative gearing mean for me?

By Greg Travers on 17/12/2018

Reform to negative gearing is one of the key tax policies of the Labor Opposition, and should they be elected into government at the next…

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