You can gain CPD hours by participating in most discussion groups. 

Group contacts are listed below. If you have a question regarding a new topic, email: nsw.discussiongroups@cpaaustralia.com.au

Albury Wodonga: Business

Commercial Club Ltd
6 The Personnel Group, 318 Urana Road
Lavington, NSW 2641
Ad-hoc (February – November)

Wayne Williams FCPA
02 6056 1833
wwilliams@personnelgroup.com.au

Asia Business

Barangaroo
Second Wednesday of the month (February – November)
Email for location and time

Emily Luk CPA
emilylukluk@hotmail.com
Sharon Felicia Chan CPA
sharonfeliciachan@gmail.com

Associate Members Networking Group

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Thursday 19 July, Thursday 23 August, Thursday 22 November

Emily Luk CPA
emilylukluk@hotmail.com
Ben Tse CPA
ben__tse@hotmail.com

Central Coast 

Quality Inn, The Willows
512 Pacific Highway
Gosford North, NSW 2250
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Third Wednesday of the month (February – November)

Richard Collins FCPA
02 4340 0865
0419 692 467
richard@fourcs.net.au

Central Coast Risk

Westpac Business Banking Centre
Fountain Plaza, Karalta Road
Erina, NSW 2250
5.45pm – 7.00pm
Available on notice, meeting quarterly (February – November)

Rhonda Wheatley FCPA
rewheatley@westnet.com.au

City Financial Planning

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000
12.00pm – 2.00pm
Second Wednesday of the month (February – November)

Nigel Janson FCPA
02 9279 2300
admin@financialmasterplan.com.au

City Taxation 

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Second Monday of the month (February – December)

Teddy Kosasih FCPA
citytaxation@gmail.com

CPA Cybersecurity Forum 

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
5.30pm – 6.30pm
Held quarterly 

Leonard Yong FCPA
0417 626 021
cyberhub@outlook.com

CPA Toastmasters Discussion Group

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
6.00pm – 8.00pm
First and third Thursdays of the month (January – December)

Hendrik Lianto CPA
8574 3541
hendrik.lianto@transport.nsw.gov.au
Barry Li CPA
9275 7361
barry.li@audit.nsw.gov.au

CPA University of New South Wales

University of NSW 
Kensington Campus,
Wallace Wurth Building, Level 6, Room 638
Kensington, NSW 2033
12.00pm – 2.00pm
Friday 24 August, Friday 26 October, Friday 23 November

Marie Saparamadu CPA
m.saparamadu@unsw.edu.au

Directors

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
12.30pm – 2.00pm|
Thursday 2 August, Thursday 4 October, Thursday 6 December 

Quyen Ngo CPA
0421 547 944
info@qfhorizons.com.au

Eastern Suburbs 

Randwick (Bowen) Library 
Auditorium, Level 1
669-673 Anzac Parade
Maroubra, NSW 2035
6.30pm – 8.30pm
Second Wednesday of the month (February – December)

Ros Comyn CPA
0421 821 700
r.comyn@bigpond.com 

Financial Institution

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
5.45pm – 7.45pm
First Wednesday of the month (February – November)

Leonard Yong FCPA 
cpafinancialinstitutions@outlook.com

Forensic Accounting 

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Second Tuesday of the month (February – December)

Pashtoonyar Ahmadi FCPA
pashtoonyar@nev-au.com

Hawkesbury – Nepean Accountants

Springwood Sports Club Macquarie Room
83 Macquarie Road
Springwood, NSW 2777
6.00pm – 8.30pm
Last Tuesday of the month (February – November)

Duke Wolfgramm
02 4721 8144
cpadiscussiongroup@hallchadwick.com.au 

Hills District 

Castle Hill RSL Club
Level 6, Castle Street
Castle Hill, NSW 2777
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Second Tuesday of the month (February – November)

Colin Harrison 
harrisontax@yahoo.com

Hornsby District 

Hill Christian Alliance Church
Level 2, Railway Street
Pennant Hills, NSW 2120
7.30pm – 9.30pm
Second Wednesday of the month (February – November) 

Kerryn Goddard FCPA
jandkgoddard1@bigpond.com

Inner-West Accountants

Five Dock RSL
66 Great North Road
Five Dock, NSW 2046
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Second Monday of the month (February – December)

Yateender Gupta FCPA
02 8095 9405
yateen@fabc.com.au

Investment Strategy 

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
6.00pm – 7.30pm
Second Wednesday of the month (February – December)

John Joyce CPA
nsw.isdg@gmail.com

Macarthur Public Accountants

Campbelltown RSL Club
1 Carberry Lane
Campbelltown, NSW 2560
6.00pm – 9.00pm
Fourth Wednesday of the month (January – November)

Amy Woodley CPA
0400 682 641
macarthurdiscussions@gmail.com

Management Accounting

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Thursday 16 August, Thursday 15 November

Suzie Livrinska CPA
02 9994 8069
suzieliv123@gmail.com

Menai Accountants 

Community Hall Menai
34 – 42 Allison Crescent
Menai, NSW 2234
7.45am – 9.45am
Third Thursday of the month (February – November)

Amanda Ward FCPA
02 9541 2944
mail@aaward.com.au

Newcastle Commerce and Industry

Gallipoli Legion Club
Level 2, 3 Beaumont Street
Hamilton, NSW 2303
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Third Wednesday of the month (January – November)

Kristian Bischoff CPA
02 4934 3567
kristian@firestormgroup.com.au
Justin England CPA
justin.england@varleygroup.com

Newcastle Tax 

Merewether Golf Club
40 King St
Adamstown, NSW 2289
5.30pm – 7.30pm
First Wednesday of the month (February – December)

Richard McArtney FCPA
0412 279 955

Northern Beaches

Manly-Warringah, Master Builders Club
18 Fisher Road
Dee Why, NSW 2099
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Second Wednesday of the month (February – December)

Peter Polgar FCPA
0414 861 306
peter@bizintel.com.au

Northern Suburbs Taxation 

Willoughby Club
26 Crabbes Avenue
Willoughby, NSW 2339
6.00pm – 7.30pm
Third Monday of the month (February – November)

Arthur Tateossian FCPA
02 9413 2522 
arthur@mycpa.com.au

Norwest Practising Accountants

The Hills TAFE, Executive Boardroom, Building E
Castle Hill Campus Corner Showground and Green Road
Castle Hill, NSW 2154
7.00pm – 9.00pm
First Wednesday of the month (February – November)

Graeme Beattie CPA
02 8844 1200
graeme.beattie@worrells.net.au

Not-for-profit

Grant Thornton Office
Level 17, 383 Kent Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
12.00pm – 1.30pm
Last Thursday of the month (February – November)

Kegan Kashian FCPA
kegank@bigpond.com
0400 222 346

Not-For-Profit Chatswood

HueWei Training and Innovation Centre
Level 11, Tower B, 799 Pacific Highway
Chatswood, NSW 2067
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Wednesady 12 September, Wednesday 14 November

Shan Wu CPA
shan.wu@stewartbrown.com.au
0431 886 297

Not-for-profit Parramatta

Horwood Partners, GF Boardroom
88 Phillip Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150
Monday evenings 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Monday 24 July, Monday 25 September

Elaine van Es CPA
elainevanes.cpa@gmail.com

Parramatta Accountants

Sicilian Parramatta Restaurant
292 Church Street
Parramatta, NSW 2150
12.30pm – 2.30pm
Second Monday of the month (February – December)

Angela Corbett
enquiries@condon.com.au

Parramatta Commerce and Industry 

University of Western Sydney
Building ET (ground floor), entry off Victoria Road
Rydalmere, NSW 2116
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Third Wednesday of the month (February – November)

John Bligh FCPA
johncbligh@hotmail.com

Parramatta Practising Accountants

Parramatta RSL
Corner O'Connell and Macquarie Streets
Parramatta, NSW 2150
6.00pm – 8.30pm
First Tuesday of the month (February – November)

Peter Liesch FCPA
lieschpa@aol.com

Port Macquarie 

Café 2444, 180 Lake Road
Port Macquarie, NSW
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Second Thursday of the month (February – November)

Charles Roberts CPA
chas_port@yahoo.com.au 

Practice Management

Various locations
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Available on notice for registered members  

Graeme Beattie FCPA
02 8844 1200
graeme.beattie@worrells.net.au

Risk

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Thursday 23 August, Thursday 25 October

Darren Chang CPA
ljd.change@bigpond.com 
Andrew Crawford FCPA 
andrewcrawford@optusnet.com.au

Small and Medium Enterprise 

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSw 2000
6.00pm – 7.30pm
Fourth Monday of the month (February – November)

Brian Carter FCPA
02 9484 5714
0412 436 208
rbcarter@optusnet.com.au

SMSF

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street, Sydney
5.45pm – 7.30pm
Jonathan Papalia CPA
P:
02 8576 1798
E: jonathan.papalia.2017@gmail.com
Dates: Third Wednesday of the month (February – November)

St George Business Accountants 

St George Leagues Club
Princes Highway
Kogarah, NSW 2217
6.30pm – 8.30pm
Available on notice, registered members only

Peter Konnaris FCPA
02 9588 7188
kontax@bigpond.com 

Successful Retirement

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
6.00pm – 7.30pm
Fourth Thursday of the month (February – November)

Les Bryce CPA
0429 813 351
les.bryce@team.telstra.com

Sutherland Shire 

Bob Reus & Co
2, 35-37 Railway Parade
Engadine, NSW 2233
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Third Monday of the month (February – December)

Bruce Evans
02 9525 6622 
coneva@ozemail.com.au

Sydney Accountants Forum: Public practice

Various locations
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Second Wednesday of the month (February – December)

Ken Wright FCPA
02 9743 0744 
ken.wright@enhanceaccounting.com.au

Sydney CBD India Australia 

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Third Tuesday of the month (January – December)

Yateender Gupta FCPA
sydneycbd@icai.org.au

Sydney Accountants in Government

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
12.30pm – 1.30pm
Third Tuesday of the month except January, October and December

Hendrik Lianto CPA
02 8574 3541
hendrik.lianto@transport.nsw.gov.au

Sydney Professional Accountants Group

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
6.00pm – 8.00pm
First Thursday of the month (March – December)

Simon Wu FCPA 
simon@simonwu.com.au
Peter Polgar FCPA
9999 5611
0414 861 306
peter@bizintel.com.au

Western & Eastern Chat Group

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
6.00pm – 7.00pm
Third Tuesday of the month (January - December)

Nicole Zhang CPA
cpa.wechat@outlook.com

Women in Business

CPA Australia
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
5.30pm – 8.00pm
Last Tuesday of the month (February – November)

Eleanor Smith FCPA
cpawomen@gmail.com