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Sue Newberry

Sue Newberry

BCom MCom( Hons) PhD Cant. CPA

Rm 334
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9036 6406
Fax +61 2 9351 6638


Sue Newberry's research covers two main areas, financial accounting and standard-setting, and public sector financial management reforms. She believes that many accounting and financial management issues have public policy implications that should be understood by the wider public. In addition to academic articles, she makes direct submissions to professional and public bodies, has published articles in daily, weekly and specialist newspapers, and comments for the media on financial issues within her field of expertise.

Sue has taught financial accounting and public sector financial management at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels, and previously taught at the University of Canterbury, in New Zealand.

Sue's editorial board memberships include Abacus, the Australian Accounting Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting; Financial Accountability & Management in Governments, Public services, and Charities; International Public Management Journal; International Public Management Review; International Review of Administrative Sciences; and Public Money & Management.

Newsroom articles

  • Accounting for the Government - Affording our future 25 Sep 2013

    Radio New Zealand

    Affording our future - what should be the long-term government policy and expenditure priorities in New Zealand - with Professor Sue Newberry from the University of Sydney School of Business.

  • The Surf Club 09 May 2013

    Four Corners

    Professor Sue Newberry has been interviewed by ABC Television's Four Corners program following her investigation of speculative investments made by Surf Life Saving Australia.

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Research Expertise

  • Financial accounting and reporting - theory, practice and regulations
  • Public sector accounting
  • Public sector financial management