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  • Open Forums

    Open Forums provide an opportunity for you and your staff to interact with us in your local area. At an Open Forum you can:

    • hear about the latest updates and changes
    • raise questions and participate in discussions with us about matters of importance to you and your practice.

    Your attendance at an Open Forum may contribute towards your continuing professional educationExternal Link (CPE) with the Tax Practitioners Board.

    What we discuss

    You will hear about our focus areas for 2019–20, including:

    • the move from AUSkey to myGovID
    • the transition to Single Touch Payroll for small employers
    • getting ready for e-Invoicing
    • communications preferencing
    • what Activity Statement Financial Processing will mean for you and your clients
    • our current agent compliance strategies
    • what is different in the Taxable payments reporting system for new industries
    • latest updates from the Tax Practitioners Board.

    How to participate

    When you register for an Open Forum, you will receive a confirmation email with the details you need.

    Numbers are limited for each forum. If you cannot make the forum or you need to contact us about your registration, you can email us.

    Open Forums schedule:

    Our current schedule runs to December. More locations will be included in our schedule in the new year, including within Tasmania and the Northern Territory.

    Table 1: Open Forums in New South Wales

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Surry Hills – tax agents only

    13 September 2019

    This session is full

    Cabramatta

    25 September 2019

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Parramatta

    23 October 2019

    This session is full

    Parramatta

    25 November 2019

    This session is full

    Surry Hills – BAS agents only

    6 November 2019

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Penrith

    5 December 2019

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Table 2: Open Forums in Victoria

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Dandenong – tax agents only

    29 August 2019

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Richmond – tax agents only

    3 September 2019

    This session is full

    Hoppers Crossing

    18 September 2019

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Healesville – tax agents only

    8 October 2019

    2.00pm – 6.00pm

    Healesville – BAS agents only

    9 October 2019

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Melbourne

    7 November 2019

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Traralgon

    20 November 2019

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Frankston

    3 December 2019

    This session is full

    Table 3: Open Forums in Western Australia

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Perth

    30 August 2019

    This session is full

    Fremantle

    19 November 2019

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Perth 20 November 2019 This session is full
    Table 4: Open Forums in Queensland

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Hervey Bay

    17 September 2019

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Brisbane

    17 October 2019

    This session is full

    Townsville

    12 November 2019

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Cairns

    13 November 2019

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Table 5: Open Forums in South Australia

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Adelaide

    10 September 2019

    This session is full

    Murray Bridge

    8 November 2019

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Table 7: Open Forums in the Australian Capital Territory

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Canberra

    22 October 2019

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Register for an Open Forum
    Last modified: 19 Aug 2019QC 44763