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Brian R. Millanta

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  • Title: Mr
  • Position: Lecturer - Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Qualifications: BEc Sydney, LLB UNE, MEc Macquarie, GradDipEconometrics UNE, DipCM, CA, CPA, JP

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journal toggle icon open Refereed Journal Articles

  • "Holier-Than-Thou" Perception Bias Among Professional Accountants: A Cross-Cultural Study, Advances in Accounting incorporating Advances in International Accounting, (forthcoming) (with C. Patel).

conference toggle icon open Conferences and Presentations

  • "The Paradox of the Chinese Learner: Some Evidence from Accounting Students in Australia", (with C. Patel and H. Schoch), 21st Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Las Vegas, USA, 22-25 November 2009.
  • "Holier-Than-Thou Perception Bias Among Professional Accountants: A Cross-Cultural Study", (with C. Patel), European Critical Accounting Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, 18–20 July 2007.

Student information

  • Load: PhD Student Part Time
  • Principal supervisor:

    Dr Susan Wright

  • Associate supervisor: Mr Alan Kilgore
  • Date of submission: 26/06/2017
  • Thesis title: Real Earnings Management in Australia


  • Business Finance
  • Corporations and Associations Law
  • Financial Accounting Theory and Practice
  • Financial Statement Analysis



  • Accounting policy and disclosure choice
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate governance and regulation
  • Corporate failure


Professional Publications

  • “What’s wrong with proposed revised Accounting Standard AASB1016?” Charter, September 1997. (with J. Knapp)
  • “Ill will for ED68”, Charter, July 1996. (with J. Knapp)
  • “ED60 and Substance over Form in Accounting Standards”, Australian Accountant, October 1995. (with J. Knapp)
  • “The AASB1025 Approach to Amending Accounting Standards”, Australian Accountant, March 1995. (with J. Knapp)
  • “Is ED60 the way to go?” Charter, November 1994. (with J. Knapp)