2021 National One Day Convention


Monday 18 October 2021
9.30am – 5.30pm (AEDST)
Sydney • Melbourne • Brisbane • Perth • Adelaide
(5 CPD Hours)


The 2021 National One Day Convention was held on Monday 18 October 2021.

If you were unable to attend, a recording of the convention is available for purchase for members for $300 (GST inclusive) or non-members $600 (GST inclusive).

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Welcome and opening comments
Michelle de Niese (CTA)

10.00– 11.10am

SESSION ONE – streaming from Brisbane
Reaching Agreement with the ATO

This session will explore how the ATO approach to compliance and disputes has evolved in recent years and what it means for taxpayers.  Presenters will examine how taxpayers may achieve optimal outcomes at reasonable costs.

Presenters: Ali Noroozi  (PwC) and Hayden Scott (PwC)
Chair: Anthony Portas (Rio Tinto)

11.15– 12.15pm

SESSION TWO – streaming from Melbourne
Planning for a new global minimum tax – practical considerations for multinationals

This session will explore optimising group structures and stakeholder management in a Global Minimum Tax environment, stakeholder management, public disclosure of material and revenue authority impacts and robustness of existing systems to collect ETR data for changes for BEPS 2.0 compliance.

Presenters: Alia Lum (KPMG) and Gabby Burcul (KPMG)
Chair: Paul Suppree

12.15 – 1.15pm


1.20 – 2.30pm

SESSION THREE – streaming from Perth
The latest observations on Top 100 and Top 1000 Programs

This session will provide an update and next steps in the ATO’s Justified Trust programs including combined assurance reviews, the GAT, data testing and governance and ATO and member experiences.

Presenters: Faith Harako (ATO), Andrea Long (ATO), Judy Morris (ATO) and CTA member panel Wendy Chen (Iluka) and Elisha Civil (Fortescue Metals Group)

Chair: Glen Gaspar (Shell)

2.35 – 3.40pm

SESSION FOUR – streaming from Sydney
Current Trends and Issues in M&A

This session will explore some of the recent developments and issues in M&A including demergers, the Board of Tax review of CGT roll-overs, consolidation interactions and the treatment of goodwill.  The session will consider these issues by reference to a series of examples.

Presenters: Cameron Blackwood (Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills) and Julian Pinson (Greenwoods &  Herbert Smith Freehills)
Chair: Stephanie Caredes

3.40 – 4.00pm


4.10 – 5.10pm

SESSION FIVE – streaming from Sydney
COVID, long-COVID and looking for a vaccination

This session will be a discussion about the short and long-term effects of COVID on the health of the national balance sheet, and what vaccination is required to remedy the post-pandemic economic and tax needs of the patient.

Presenters: Chris Richardson (Deloitte Access Economics) and David Watkins (Deloitte)
Chair: Steve Southon (NAB)

5.15 – 5.30pm

Closing comments
Michelle de Niese (CTA) and Kelly Wong CTA President (Lendlease)




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