Michael is a Director with the ATO; his current role is in design and implementation of the Single Touch Payroll program. Michael has over 25 years’ experience in tax administration with most of the last 20 years focusing on the implementation on new Government initiatives including the Minerals Resource Rent Tax, Tax Consolidations as well as working on the ATO Change Program. For the previous two years Michael was seconded to the Treasury where he was the policy lead on the development of Single Touch Payroll.
Michael chairs the Single Touch Payroll Design Working Group which works collaboratively with a broad range of industry stakeholders on Single Touch Payroll design issues.
Shane has a strong HR background with skills that have been developed from providing workplace relations advice and advocacy to employers since 2002 - having previously worked for industry associations and as a HR consultant for external clients.
Desmond has been working in various strategic projects, supporting the transformation of ATO systems and the transition from paper interactions with the ATO to digital. Desmond has a lead role on the Single Touch Payroll Design Working Group which works collaboratively with a broad range of industry stakeholders.
Pam has over 25 years hands on experience implementing and providing training on a range of financial systems. Being accredited in a number of products, Pam regularly provides updates about current issues for businesses, writes training materials as well as focuses on helping users get the most out of their software. Often asked to present on behalf of the software companies, Pam is well placed to deliver key information about significant hanges to business requirements this year, having delivered presentations both face to face and online around Australia.