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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 upcoming 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

    Come along and hear about a range of different topics. You can learn about establishing your identity with myGovID and how to set up authorisations and link your business in Relationship Authorisation Manager.

    We will share the latest on a number of initiatives including Single Touch Payroll, communications preferencing, modernising business registers and more. The Tax Practitioners Board will also discuss their areas of focus for 2020.

    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.

    Register for an Open Forum

    Open Forums schedule:

    Our current schedule runs to June. More locations will be included in our schedule in the new financial year, including within the Australian Capital Territory.

    Table 1: Open Forums in New South Wales

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Newcastle

    27 February 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Castle Hill

    24 March 2020

    This session is full

    Albury

    31 March 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Dubbo

    3 April 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Sydney

    8 April 2020

    7.30am – 11.30am

    Sydney

    30 April 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Manly

    18 June 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Grafton

    23 June 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Table 2: Open Forums in Victoria

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Macedon

    26 March 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Melbourne

    17 April 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Dandenong - BAS agents only

    6 May 2020

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Richmond - BAS agents only

    12 May 2020

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Moonee Ponds

    16 June 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Table 3: Open Forums in Western Australia

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Midland - tax agents only

    24 June 2020

    2.00pm – 6.00pm

    Midland - BAS agents only

    25 June 2020

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Table 4: Open Forums in Queensland

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Toowoomba

    10 March 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Gold Coast - tax agents only

    29 April 2020

    2.00pm – 6.00pm

    Gold Coast - BAS agents only

    30 April 2020

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Carindale - BAS agents only

    8 May 2020

    9.30am – 1.30pm

    Table 5: Open Forums in South Australia

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Mt Gambier

    3 March 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Adelaide

    10 June 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Table 7: Open Forums in the Northern Territory

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Darwin

    4 June 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Table 8: Open Forums in Tasmania

    Location

    Date

    Time

    Hobart

    19 March 2020

    8.00am – 12.00pm

    Launceston

    20 March 2020

    9.00am – 1.00pm

    Register for an Open Forum
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