Michael Qin, Partner

Director, Business & Private Client Advisory
With over 14 years’ experience, Michael has significant expertise in cross border transactions between Australia and China, guiding overseas investors through complex business, accounting and tax matters by providing professional and practical solutions. He assists clients with property investment and migration issues across international markets including Hong Kong, China and Macau and provides audit, accounting […]

VIC State Budget 2022/23

The Victorian Government has delivered the 2022/23 Budget with a clear emphasis on health, education and infrastructure projects in Victoria and no major surprises or material new taxes for Victorian businesses. Key takeaways Although there are no key tax measures introduced, direct property taxes will continue to be the source of over 50% of new […]

Daren Yeoh, Partner

Director, Tax
Daren has over 20 years’ experience advising corporate and multinational groups on all aspects of Australian and International tax law. He leads the SW Transfer Pricing team and advises multinational groups on international structuring, profit repatriation strategies, sale and acquisition structuring, tax consolidation, application of the accruals taxation regime (e.g. CFC, FIF, foreign hybrid, and […]


Globalisation and technological advances have dramatically changed the manufacturing industry in recent years, with our once thriving sector falling victim to volatile commodities markets and cheap overseas labour. And as Australia continues to seek overseas resources to meet operational needs and reduce costs, the industry is continuing to tighten. With extensive experience in strategic business […]


Successfully running an automotive business requires more than selling cars, car parts or insurance. Today, there are the added pressures of keeping pace with regulatory changes, meeting fanchisors’ increasing sales targets and effectively managing cash flow in response to manufacturers’ changing bonus schemes. Whether you’re a dealer, manufacturer, distributor, financier or part of the automotive […]

Grant alert – Food & beverage manufacturing program

The Federal Government is offering Food & Beverage manufacturers grants of up to $20m to upskill the manufacturing workforce, develop new supply chains, implement Industry 4.0 manufacturing & traceability processes and encourage research & industry collaboration. Through the Modern Manufacturing Initiatives program funding is being offered on a 1:1 basis, with the Federal Government contributing […]

Grant alert: Manufacturing Modernisation Fund round 2 now open

Grants of up to $1M are available for Australian manufacturers in key priority sectors. Updated: 9 December 2020 The Federal Government is offering manufacturing grants of up to $1M to attract the adaptation of new technologies, modernise manufacturing processes, create jobs and increase productivity in key priority sectors. Grants are offered on a 1:3 funding basis, with the […]