Alison Kitchen

Alison Kitchen

National Chairman, KPMG Australia

Articles by Alison Kitchen

Social Impact

Unleashing our potential: the case for further investment in the child care subsidy

Enduring norms regarding gender and work have proven harmful to the economic welfare of women, and our society as a whole. These norms limit our economic potential and compromise our sense of fairness .

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Social Impact

Alison Kitchen, Australian Chairman responds to Ken Wyatt’s pledge for Indigenous recognition

Yesterday, in a speech to the National Press Club, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt committed to, “… develop and bring forward a consensus option for constitutional recognition to…

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People & Community

Michael J Andrew AO: a remarkable force for good

With deep sadness we acknowledge the passing of Michael Andrew AO, an iconic leader of KPMG and very great Australian.

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Business & Economy

Could the Tea Room be the new Board Room?

Corporate Australia is responding to challenging times with conduct and trust in the spotlight.

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Business & Economy

What’s really top of mind and keeping our business leaders up at night (when there’s no axe to grind)

Our research practice, KPMG Acuity, engaged a broad spectrum of C-level leaders from a diversity of industries to think about the main issues concerning them for 2019.

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Government & Public Sector

The cost of coming back: achieving a better deal for working mothers

More than 125,000 returning-to-work Australian mums are actually financially worse off by increasing their working days above three days a week.

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Assurance & Risk

New corporate governance principles to restore transparency & trust in business

Restoring trust is the issue of the moment. Proposed changes to the current ASX Corporate Governance Principles could go a long way to improving transparency and trust, through enhanced corporate reporting.

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Business & Economy

Ending workforce discrimination against women – it could have massive economic benefits

The problem is indisputable – women make up just over half of the Australian population yet, on average, they are paid $26,000 less per annum than men

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Assurance & Risk

Australian directors overwhelmingly agree trust is important to their organisations’ sustainability

Companies must become more pro-active in reshaping their procedures in addressing trust-related issues.

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