Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Impact, Resources and Support



The outbreak of COVID-19 is having an overwhelming effect on individuals, businesses and communities. CPA Australia is closely monitoring the situation and heeding government advice, to ensure we are taking the appropriate action to protect the wellbeing of our members and employees.

We understand that accountants and accounting practices have an essential role during these times, as you support the community with the economic repercussions of COVID-19. These resources, guides, advice and updates, along with the latest information from government and regulatory bodies, will support you and your clients in navigating these unprecedented and rapidly changing waters.

 Watch the message from Merran H Kelsall FCPA, Deputy President CPA Australia

Latest Resources

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COVID-19 Impacts on annual reporting disclosures

This new guide for directors, preparers and auditors explains how COVID-19 challenges, uncertainties and impacts need to be addressed in the annual report.

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How to begin your road to recovery

Times of crisis impact businesses in different ways. CPA Australia’s Roadmap to Recovery video is designed to help you navigate challenging times and determine the future of your business.

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recovery resources

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Insolvency webinar

CPA Australia’s 60-minute webinar recording outlines the warning signs which indicate that your SME client may be insolvent and how you can help. Presented by Travis Anderson, Partner at Deloitte, and Kristen Beadle, Partner at Hall Chadwick.

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The economy

Updates on the economy and the outlook for the future. What does the impact of stage 4 restrictions mean for accounting businesses in metropolitan Melbourne.

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Message from the Deputy President

CPA Australia Deputy President Merran H Kelsall FCPA provides an update on COVID-19, highlighting the significant contribution of members throughout the crisis and how CPA Australia’s response is evolving.

A variety of tools and resources to help you, your clients and your business navigate the challenges ahead and build towards a reimagined future.

Discover the latest advice for business recovery 

COVID-19 is a significant threat to business health, with many forced closures and a decline in demand for some products and services.

Respond to the immediate challenges of COVID-19 

Find information on CPA Australia’s policy, advocacy and media on COVID-19 related matters, including submissions to government, media releases, and summaries of key stimulus measures.

View public policy advice 

To protect our members and employees, we’ve made changes to our activities, including exams, events and offices.

See what’s changed with CPA Australia