Is the RBAs end to bond buying a sign of a rise in interest rates?

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This week the RBA announced the end of their quantitative easing program resulting in the conclusion of their bond buying stimulus scheme. The end of the program, which was implemented in 2020 to ease the possible derailment of the Australian economy due to COVID-19 by stimulating economic growth, is a sign that Australia is recovering

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Interest rates – lower for longer?

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Until recently central banks around the world have been ironclad in assuring businesses and consumers that they should expect interest rates to remain historically low for years to come. This stance was a critical tool in supporting confidence which helped Australia’s economy survive the tumultuous events brought on by COVID-19. It has also has been

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Pitcher Partners Adelaide appoints CEO Gail Murphy-Nakkash

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Pitcher Partners Adelaide is thrilled to announce the appointment of Gail Murphy-Nakkash as Pitcher Partners Adelaide’s CEO, the first in the firm’s 40-year history. Building on the local opportunities that have presented themselves as a result of COVID-19, the firm wants to seize on growing organisation capabilities, improving employee experience and enhancing the client experience. Gail

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Pitcher Partners Newcastle and Hunter and DFK Crosbie merge

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Accounting, audit and advisory firm DFK Crosbie has announced it will merge with the Newcastle and Hunter Valley practice of Pitcher Partners. The merger will see DFK Crosbie take on the Pitcher Partners brand from 15 November 2021 and will be jointly led by Pitcher Partners Newcastle and Hunter’s current Managing Partner, Michael Minter and

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Private Ancillary Funds

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Last week, Canva’s co-founders Melanie Perkins, Cliff Obrecht and Cameron Adams pledged to donate 30% (approx. $16.4b) of their business’s equity into the Canva Foundation. This is a very generous donation and is an example of long-term planned philanthropy in action. An ideal way for a family to conduct sustained philanthropic activities, like the Canva

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On the Radar: Understanding the businesses that drive Australia’s economy

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The Pitcher Partners network has released its annual Pitcher Partners Business Radar: Understanding the businesses that drive Australia’s economy. Canvassing the trends, challenges and opportunities faced by middle-market businesses across Australia, the report shares insights into how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected business confidence and the top priorities for businesses as they move ahead to continue

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The magnificent seven

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Pitcher Partners has welcomed and congratulated seven new partners joining the network’s partnerships. National Chairman of the Pitcher Partners association John Brazzale said it was important to recognise the value and care that our new partners continuously demonstrate to our clients each day “Our network’s partnerships are tasked with leading the charge as we continue to

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Brave structural moves left on the shelf

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Tuesday’s federal budget delivers enough for businesses to keep them sailing along as the economy becomes more buoyant, but it lacks great vision for the direction of the country, instead locking in previous budget measures as business as usual. National Chairman of the Pitcher Partners National Association John Brazzale said tonight’s Budget has been built

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New partner joins Pitcher Partners Sydney

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Pitcher Partners Sydney is delighted to welcome Campbell Gould, who will be joining the firm as a partner in the Private Business and Family Advisory team, providing tax compliance, planning and advisory services. Campbell is an alumnus of Pitcher Partners having worked with us a tax advisor from 2000 to 2005 then moving to Moore

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Client care is at the heart of the newest partners at Pitcher Partners

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The Pitcher Partners network has announced six partners in the 2020 Partner intake. John Brazzale, National Chairman of the Pitcher Partners National Association congratulated the newest crop of partners, noting that this is welcomed news at a time when care, commitment and support is needed most. “Yesterday’s announcement is recognition of years of dedication of

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