2015 Australian Accounting Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Sir Ronald Irish
Jeffrey Lucy AM 
Sir Ronald Irish OBE
Jeffrey Lucy AM

Two pioneers in the field of accounting were recently recognised for their outstanding contribution to this discipline through their induction into the Australian Accounting Hall of Fame.

The Australian Accounting Hall of Fame resides in the Department of Accounting at the University of Melbourne. Administered by the Department's Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships (CAIP), the annual dinner was sponsored by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Chartered Accountants ANZ) and CPA Australia. Inductees are nominated by their peers and selected by a committee comprising of senior members from industry, government and academia from around Australia.

Sir Ronald Irish OBE and Mr Jeffrey Lucy AM were acknowledged at the 6th Annual Presentation Dinner for Australian Accounting Hall of Fame 2015.

About 90 guests attended the Presentation Dinner. The significance of the evening was summed up by Phillip Cobbin, Director and Chair of Selectors of the Hall of Fame, said the evening provided an opportunity for reflection, 'We are delighted to recognise the outstanding achievements of Jeffrey Lucy and the late Sir Ronald Irish during an evening in which we honour and reflect on the developments and growth of our profession.'

Accounting in Australia has a long and distinguished history. There have been many individuals whose achievements, both alone and in combination with others, have been significant and whose impact on the discipline has been profound. The Australian Accounting Hall of Fame seeks to identify and recognise these individuals and their contributions.

2015 Commemorative booklet (PDF 4.21MB)

2015 Photo Album (PDF 4.16MB)