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.

Current news

14th Annual ANCAAR Audit Research Forum

Friday 2 & Saturday 3 December 2016. If you wish to attend or present at the 2016 Forum, please email

This year, we are pleased to welcome Carolyn Ralph as the Keynote Speaker.

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2015-16 Summer Research Interns

This year, ANCAAR is hosting seven Summer Research Interns working on three ANCAAR Audit Quality Projects based on surveys of the relevant research literature:

  • Quality of assurance services for non-financial disclosures (Jianyang Li, Wei Li & Ziqi Gao)
  • Cross-country differences in audit quality (Narul Komalasari, Xuejun Jiang & Anzhi Wang)
  • Audit quality in European transition economies (Nijat Hajikhanov)

Reports from previous projects are available here.

13th Annual ANCAAR Audit Research Forum

The 13thANCAAR Forum, held 4-5 December, 2015, was attended by 55 people and featured work by PhD, emerging and senior scholars. The Keynote speaker was Professor Roger Simnett (UNSW). The program for all previous Forums are available here.

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