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Patrick Gallagher

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  • Position: Adjunct Lecturer - Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Unit Name:
    • ACCG908: CPA Strategic Management Accounting
    • ACCG913: CPA Ethics and Governance

Contact Details


Patrick Gallagher FCPA FTIA MCom LLM is an adjunct staff member at Macquarie University where he is Unit Convener in the unit Ethics & Governance which is based on CPA Australia materials (of which Patrick is a key author). He was formerly an Associate Professor in the Law Faculties of UNSW and then UWS.

Patrick has been a director of various Ausaid Programs in Australia and China and of Australian companies. He has also acted as a consultant to private and government agencies in Australia and overseas.

Patrick has worked in the NFP sector and has been a voluntary worker for number of charities. He is also the sole Director of a specialist consulting company and in this capacity he provides practical advice on many aspects of governance, tax and risk.

Professional Certifications:

  • Fellow with Australian Society of CPAs
  • Fellow with Taxation Institute of Australia


  • Master of Laws: (University of Sydney)
  • Master of Commerce: (UNSW)
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Accounting (UNSW)
  • Bachelor of Laws: (UNSW)

Professional Membership

  • Member (and Foundation President) of: Australasian Tax Teachers Association, Australia
  • Co- Recipient of the “Justice Graham Hill Medal” of: Tax Teachers Association, Australia
  • Founding Member of: ‘Hill’ GST Discussion Group, Australia