Daniel De Carteret

Journalist covering Australia and the South Pacific for Agence France-Presse. Formerly in SE Asia.

Australians trapped by bushfires told ‘too late to leave’

Authorities told residents in fire-stricken regions to seek shelter, warning they had no time to escape before their communities were engulfed

Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts

An unexpected victory by Scott Morrison's centre-right coalition has dashed hopes and set off a wave of self-harm including several hospitalisations

Pope aide Pell to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

The Vatican finance chief has become the highest-ranked Catholic ever to be sent to trial over historic sex offences

Protests over ‘stolen wealth’

Aboriginal activists use Commonwealth Games to draw attention to plight of Oz’s first people

Stolenwealth Games – First nations protests show divisions endure

The Games are taking place during a period of heightened awareness for indigenous rights following large-scale protests on Australia Day in January

Facebook urges users to send nude pics to combat revenge porn

"It removes control and power from the perpetrator who is ostensibly trying to amplify the humiliation of the victim amongst friends and family."

Press Releases

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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