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.

Need an expert?

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, Danielle Shaw. Danielle can facilitate an interview for you with the appropriate person or provide you with relevant contact information and comments by email.

Dani’s contact details are:

T: +61 2 8263 4000

M: +61 477 010 730

E: danielle.shaw@williambuck.com

Recent Media Centre Updates:

William Buck merges with MacKenzie Advisory

By William Buck on 31/08/2020

South Australia’s largest locally owned and operated accounting and advisory firm, William Buck, is merging with Adelaide-based MacKenzie Advisory. The merger, effective from September 1,…

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Victoria announces Stage 4 restrictions

By Belinda Hudson on 04/08/2020

On 2 August 2020 Victorian Premier Dan Andrews announced a state of disaster for Victoria along with stricter stay at home rules. This was followed on 3 August 2020 by further announcements regarding restrictions for businesses in Metropolitan Melbourne and Stage 3 restrictions for the rest of Victoria. For full detail of the Premier’s announcements [...] Read More >

Rising star appointed as Director at William Buck

By William Buck on 30/06/2020

Accounting and advisory firm William Buck has promoted Andrew Barlow to the position of Director within its leading Wealth Advisory division. It is the second promotion in two years for Andrew who joined William Buck in 2013, initially as a senior paraplanner, and last year was appointed to the position of Principal. “Andrew is an [...] Read More >

Change is coming to South Australia’s economic engine room

By Jamie Mckeough on 29/06/2020

This was first published in The Adelaide Advertiser on 27 June. South Australia’s economic engine room is headed for a major upheaval that will reshape the SME landscape as we know it. The widespread consumer, industry and government response to the Covid-19 pandemic is causing a seismic shift in the fundamentals of SA’s business sector. [...] Read More >

William Buck Restructuring & Insolvency completes sale of MyHouse retail business

By William Buck on 10/06/2020

Michael Brereton and Sean Wengel, the administrators of MyHouse, have successfully completed the sale of the MyHouse retail business to Global Retail Brands Australia Pty Ltd. After a lengthy sale process, exacerbated by the difficult retail environment, William Buck has completed the sale of the MyHouse retail business comprising 23 stores and its online presence [...] Read More >

Agricultural sector a source of confidence for South Australia in tough times

By William Buck on 05/05/2020

For almost 75 years, advisory and accounting firm William Buck has been working with primary producers and agribusiness operators right across South Australia. While the COVID-19 pandemic brings with it a range of very real challenges for farmers and regional communities, William Buck’s Head of Agribusiness Ben Trengove said SA was better positioned than most [...] Read More >

Federal Court approves William Buck’s application to extend MyHouse convening period

By William Buck on 24/04/2020

William Buck Restructuring & Insolvency have obtained orders from the Federal Court to extend the convening period to hold the second meeting of MyHouse (Australia) Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed)’s creditors from 27 April to 27 May 2020. This will enable Michael Brereton and Sean Wengel, as the Administrators of MyHouse, to progress negotiations for a [...] Read More >

Flawed JobKeeper Payment could cause more harm to small businesses

By Greg Travers on 15/04/2020

Australia’s JobKeeper Payment will be a saviour for many businesses and their employees, but draft rules implementing the initiative contain a fatal flaw that will likely mean thousands of employees of small businesses miss out on the $1500 payment. For many businesses, the JobKeeper Payment will provide a financial safety net that enables them to [...] Read More >

William Buck bolsters private office Wealth Services

By William Buck on 29/03/2020

Leading accounting and advisory firm William Buck has appointed Andrew Bradley to its specialist South Australian Private Office wealth team. A highly experienced executive and financial advisor, Mr Bradley joins William Buck in the position of Private Office Senior Advisor. “Andrew is a very impressive individual with outstanding experience and expertise,” William Buck SA Managing [...] Read More >

Urgent expressions of interest | MyHouse

By William Buck on 24/03/2020

MyHouse (Aust) Pty Limited (Administrators Appointed) "MyHouse" Michael Brereton and Sean Wengel as administrators of MyHouse seek urgent expressions of interest in MyHouse’s business through: The acquisition of the business and assets or The recapitalisation by way of a Deed of Company Arrangement MyHouse have been creating quality bedding and homewares for over 60 years [...] Read More >

William Buck appointed Voluntary Administrators of MyHouse

By William Buck on 19/03/2020

Directors Michael Brereton and Sean Wengel of William Buck Restructuring & Insolvency were today appointed Voluntary Administrators of MyHouse (Aust) Pty Limited trading as MyHouse. Mr Brereton said “MyHouse, which has 38 stores across New South Wales and an online presence, has been impacted by an increasingly weak retail environment and difficulties in the market [...] Read More >

William Buck Group seals fourth M&A deal in 12 months

By William Buck on 03/02/2020

Commentary from Nikolas Hatzistergos, Chair at William Buck Accountants and Advisors and Managing Director, NSW Leading mid-tier accounting firm William Buck has today announced its fourth merger in twelve months, continuing a growth trajectory that’s seen the firm double in size over five years. I am pleased to announce that effective from 1 February William [...] Read More >