For finance and accounting


Join CPA Australia and your peers at this year’s Newcastle Convention. Specifically designed for accounting and finance professionals, the Newcastle Convention is your opportunity to hear from industry leaders and discover the emerging trends and latest innovations in the finance and accounting profession.

Keep up-to-date on the latest changes and trends affecting local businesses and the implications for the broader Australian landscape.


Enhance your understanding of emerging trends in accounting innovation and digital technology.

Access a dynamic learning environment to reflect, refresh, unlearn and relearn.

Navigate the ever-changing world of finance leadership.

Gain complimentary access to Congress On Demand 2019*.
*When you purchase a one-day package or more. 

Highlight Speakers

Erica Blythe FCPA

Director of Finance and Administration, ICC Sydney

A qualified FCPA and GAICD, Erica has consistently delivered strong financial results throughout her career with some of Sydney’s most prominent hotels, including Sofitel Sydney Wentworth and Novotel Darling Harbour. Passionate about innovation and financial education, Erica is a highly accomplished leader who brings with her more than 15 years of finance and administration experience to her role as Director of Finance & Administration at ICC Sydney.

Vicki Brady CA

CFO Telstra

As Chief Financial Officer and Strategy & Finance Group Executive, Vicki Brady guides the company’s financial performance and reporting, leads the development of and progress against its corporate strategy, and oversees its risk and internal audit capabilities, with the aim of delivering shareholder value over the long term.

Vicki joined Telstra in 2016 and was most recently Group Executive, Consumer & Small Business. In this role she led a business unit with $14.6 billion of income and was one of the architects of the T22 strategy. Prior to this Vicki was Group Managing Director, Sales & Service and Group Managing Director, Consumer, with responsibility for the implementation of a customer-led strategy and operating plan for Telstra's contact centres, stores, digital channels and business centres, lifting customer experience, commercial performance and driving cultural change.

Mark Bunn

International Health Expert and best-selling author

Former AFL footballer and best-selling author of ‘Ancient Wisdom for Modern Health, Mark Bunn helps people simplify the shift to health, happiness and high performance through a fascinating blend of eastern wisdom and western science.

With his unique mix of cutting-edge Western health-science, age-old Eastern medicine insights (Ayurveda), plus the secrets of the world’s longest-living people and highest performing business people, Mark helps people overcome these common difficulties, look after their most precious resource – themselves – and recapture their NATURAL HIGH state of high energy, low stress, life balance and work success.


309 King Street,
Newcastle West NSW 2302
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Early Bird Tickets

Save up to $160* on the Full Conference Two-Day Package – Register by Thursday 27 February 2020.

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*Saving is off the standard full conference package


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