Australian National Centre for Audit & Assurance Research (ANCAAR)

The Australian National Centre for Audit and Assurance Research (ANCAAR) fosters, develops and disseminates research in auditing and assurance that is of significance to policy makers, practitioners and users.

The Centre also provides briefings and training seminars for practitioners and regulators in Australia, Oceania and Asia.


15th ANCAAR Audit Research Forum

Friday 1 and Saturday 2 December 2017.

If you wish to attend or present at the 2017 Forum, please email us at

The closing date for submissions is 30 September.

To encourage the submission of recent work and work-in-progress, extended abstracts only are required for consideration. These should be emailed to Acceptances will be notified around 15 October. For accepted submissions, full papers will be required by 15 November.

As in previous years, we strongly encourage submissions from PhD candidates and Early Career Researchers.  We appreciate that full-time PhD candidates often have more limited resources and ANCAAR will offer up to $500 travel support (as a reimbursement of travel and accommodation expenses) to a full-time PhD candidate whose paper is selected for the Forum.

The Keynote Speaker this year is Grant Hehir, Auditor-General for the Commonwealth of Australia.

Recent noteworthy publications by ANCAAR members:

Cullen,G., D. Gasbarro, G. Monroe, G. Shailer & Y.Y. Zhang. 'Bank Audit Fees and Asset Securitization Risks. Auditing: Journal of Practice & Theory, forthcoming.

Lee, G. & Fargher, N. 'The Role of the Audit Committee in their Oversight of Whistle-blowing', Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, vol. forthcoming.

Hossain, S ., G. Monroe, M. Wilson, and C. Jubb. 'The Effect of Networked Clients' Economic Importance on Audit Quality', Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, forthcoming.

Lu, L., S. Wu and Y. Yu. 'Investment-related Pressure and Audit Risk'. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, forthcoming.

Wu Y. and M. Wilson.  'Audit Quality and Analyst Forecast Accuracy: The Impact of Forecast Horizon and Other Modeling Choices', Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2016, vol.35:2, pp. 167-85 .

Azizkhani, M., G. Monroe & G. Shailer. 'Auditor Partner Tenure and Cost of Equity Capital'. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 2013 32(1): 183-202.

Carson E., N. Fargher, M. Geiger, C. Lennox, K. Raghunandan, and M. Willekens. 'Auditor reporting on going concern uncertainty: a research synthesis'.  Auditing: a Journal of Practice & Theory, 2013, vol. 32, Supplement, pages 353-384.

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