Media Centre 2010

Media Centre

Australian PMI®: Manufacturing softens in Nov - 1 Dec

Manufacturing activity softened in November under the ongoing impact of the strong Australian dollar, rising interest rates and skill shortages, with the latest Australian Industry Group - PwC Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index. More…

Australian miners cashed up and poised for growth - 23 Nov

A 32 per cent jump in revenue growth underpinned by strong demand for gold, copper and surprisingly, platinum, marked a return to form for Australia's mid-tier miners in 2010. More…

Report supports need for Asia Funds Passport to be on APEC agenda - 14 Nov

A joint research report by the Financial Services Council of Australia and PwC shows Australia is one step closer to gaining access to the rapidly growing investment markets across Asia. More…

PwC's innovation on campus promotes career diversity - 12 Nov

PwC has been named as a finalist for the 2010 AAGE Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards (AGRIAs) in the category of the Will Spensley Memorial Award for Innovation in the Graduate Market. More…

The women are advancing at PwC - 10 Nov

PwC has been named as a finalist for the 2010 Leading Organisation for the Advancement of Women (more than 800 employees) at today's 2010 EOWA Business Achievement Awards. More…

Major Banks post $21.6 billion cash profit - 3 Nov

Australia's four major banks delivered a record aggregate underlying cash profit of $21.6 billion for FY10 - a 25.2 per cent increase on FY09 - according to 'PwC's Major Banks Analysis'. More…

Australian PMI®: Manufacturing subdued in Oct - 1 Nov

The manufacturing sector was subdued in October, although the pace of decline slowed during the month, according to the latest Australian Industry Group - PwC Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index. More…

Australian PMI®: Manufacturing dips in Sep - 1 Oct

The strong Australian dollar, increased raw material costs and weaker demand contributed to a dip in the manufacturing sector in September. More…

Built for growth: franchises deliver double digit growth 2nd year running - 20 Sep

In a year where the economy has been finding its feet, the franchise sector has delivered stellar double digit growth, significantly outperforming the economy for the second consecutive year. More…

Growth shrinks PwC's name: Australia repositions - 17 Sep

PwC Australia is one of the first to implement the firm's global brand repositioning. More…

Australian PMI®: Manufacturing growth slows in Aug - 1 Sep

Uncertainty related to the federal election was among the factors dampening demand in the manufacturing sector during August. More…

Securing Australia's Future - 9 Aug

The Financial Services Council, in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers, today released the findings of a CEO survey on the key economic, regulatory and investment policy issues facing Australia. More…

Australian PMI®: Manufacturing remains in the black in Jul - 2 Aug

The manufacturing sector entered its third quarter of growth in July on the back of stronger levels of production, new orders and deliveries. More…

Consumer spending to grow Australian entertainment & media industry - 2 Aug

The Australian entertainment and media industry will grow 28 percent over the next five years, largely due to growth in consumer spending, especially on interactive gaming, internet access and subscription television according to a report released today. More…

PwC bolsters expertise to help entrepreneurs succeed - 8 Jun

PricewaterhouseCoopers will strengthen its Private Clients advisory, audit and tax capability with the announcement today that it will acquire specialist consulting firm, AshleyMunro. More…

PricewaterhouseCoopers and WalterTurnbull join forces - 31 May

PricewaterhouseCoopers has today announced it will more than double its Canberra team by merging with Canberra's leading local professional services firm Walter Turnbull. More…

Boom Times may be back for Global Miners - 25 May

A return to boom-time conditions is expected by the world's 40 largest miners despite experiencing their first decline in revenue since 2002. More…

Federal Budget - 12 May

The Labor Government's third Budget, characterised by prudent fiscal management, focuses on reducing debt and securing future economic growth, with few surprises or sweeteners for business in an election year says PricewaterhouseCoopers. More…

NFP Sector More Transparent - 7 May

PricewaterhouseCoopers together with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Centre for Social Impact today announced World Vision and Mission Australia as winner and runner up respectively of the third annual Australian PwC Transparency Awards. More…

Major Banks first half earnings lift 23 per cent - 6 May

Australia's four major banks delivered a significant uplift in underlying cash earnings, rising to $10.4 billion in aggregate during the first half of 2010 - a 23 per cent increase compared to the prior corresponding period - according to PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Major Banks Analysis'. More…

The Henry Tax Review - 2 May

The Government's response to the Henry Tax Review has left Australia without direction according to PricewaterhouseCoopers partner Tim Cox. More…

Clients name PwC professional services firm of the year - 18 Mar

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia won four major awards in the prestigious 2010 Beaton/BRW Client Choice Awards in Sydney last night, including overall professional services firm of the year (revenue over $200 million). More…

Reform a game changer for healthcare in Australia - 3 Mar

The Prime Minister's announcement to reform Australia's healthcare system will put patients at the centre of health care services according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. More…

Are charities winning the battle for funds? - 22 Feb

In response to the economic climate, 85% of Australian not-for-profit organisations (NFPs) are changing their focus from cost cutting to generating revenue growth over the next twelve months. More…

Catch fraud early to lessen the loss - 18 Feb

Tougher economic conditions saw a jump in the number of frauds reported according to the Australian results of PricewaterhouseCoopers 2009 Global Economic Crime Survey. More…

Political interference tops banking risks - 1 Feb

The greatest threat facing the international banking industry is not financial - it's political, according to a global survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Centre for the Study of Financial Information. More…

Australian PMI®: Manufacturing eases in Dec - 4 Jan

Manufacturing activity fell slightly in December after four consecutive rises, reflecting drops in production, new orders and input deliveries, according to the latest Australian Industry Group - PricewaterhouseCoopers Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index. More…