Australasian Tax Teachers Association (ATTA)

The Australasian Tax Teachers Association is a non-profit organisation, established in 1987, with the goal of improving the standard of tax teaching in educational institutions across Australasia.

Our members include tax academics, writers and administrators from Australia and New Zealand. We are a friendly and supportive network of people who share a common interest in taxation.

ATTA annual conference

ATTA’s 27th Annual Conference will be hosted by the University of Adelaide 19-21 January 2015. The theme of the conference is Tax - “It’s time” for change. The conference will celebrate 27 years of ATTA in Australasia. Contact Domenic Carbone at for more information.

The 2014 conference, with the theme “The Politics of Tax” was hosted by Griffith University  in January 2014.

The 2013 conference was hosted by the University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ and the 2012 conference was hosted by the Sydney Law School and the University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia.

ATTA patrons

Mr Gordon Cooper AM

Gordon is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Taxation & Business Law, UNSW Australia Business School, and a tax consultant in sole practice. He is regarded as a leading tax expert and author, particularly in respect of capital gains tax. Among his many numerous professional involvements, Gordon is a Governor of the Australian Tax Research Foundation, President of the Committee of the Australian Branch of the International Fiscal Association, member (and sometime Acting Chair) of the Tax Practitioner’s Board and a former President of the Taxation Institute of Australia.

Associate Professor Cynthia Coleman

Cynthia is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Law School, University of Sydney and an active member of the Tax Practitioner’s Board. Cynthia has a long and illustrious career as a tax teacher and researcher, is author of several taxation books and research papers and is the Editor of Australian Tax Forum, one of Australia’s pre eminent taxation research journals.

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