Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability

Welcome to the Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability

The Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability (CAGS) provides high quality research and world class expertise on accounting and its impacts in today’s fast-changing environment.

Research Strengths/Focus

  1. Sustainability Accounting and Accountability, Management and Reporting (including Corporate Social Responsibility, Climate Change and Water Accounting)
  2. Financial Accounting and Reporting (including Integrated Reporting, Auditing and Taxation)
  3. Management Accounting and Control Systems (including Public Administration)
  4. Accounting Education
  5. Accounting History
  6. Emerging areas of accounting research – Corporate Communication via the world wide web and social media technologies, gender and diversity issues in accounting (including indigenous accounting development), academic-practice gap, sports financial management.

Research Context - Corporations, Small Business and Private Companies, Institutional and Professional groups (e.g. United Nations, accountancy bodies, universities), Public sector, Non-Governmental Organisations, and other Not-for-profit enterprises.

Our research probes increasingly complex and globalised issues facing the world, to help educate the professional graduates of tomorrow. 

Striving to build mutually rewarding links with practitioners and industry, the centre produces research of international significance and fosters intercultural and global relationships and perspectives. Establishing strong international affiliations through relationships with world-class international research partners is a priority.

Read on and learn about our dynamic research centre, our events and how we bring people together in a collegial research environment.

More about the Centre for Accounting, Governance & Sustainability

  • About us

    About us

    Learn more about CAGS and how we foster strong relationships with first class research partners.

    About us

  • Research

    Latest Publications

    The Accounting Profession's Engagement with Asia

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  • Members


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Contact Information

Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability

Level 4, Way Lee Building
City West Campus (view map)
37-44 North Tce
Adelaide, South Australia

Key contacts:
All enquiries should be directed to Associate Professor Sumit Lodhia.


The Accounting Profession's Engagement with Asia

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