Staff Achievements

May 20, 2015

CCES Expert interviewed on Channel News Asia (CNA)

Associate Professor Stephen Muller was interviewed on 15 April 2015 on the popular Asia Pacific Channel News Asia (CNA). Stephen joined a panel of experts via skype on the discussion ‘Border management issues and why it is so challenging to secure borders’. In the first segment of the discussion, CNA presenter Teymoor Nabili interviewed Stephen along with Mr. Mick O’Connell, […]
April 22, 2015

CCES Medal Winner

The Semester 2, 2014 CCES Medal winner is Ms Madalena Ferreira who graduated with the Master of International Revenue Administration last month. Maddie is from Angola and is a Senior Technician at the Center of Tax Studies. On behalf of the staff and students at CCES, we congratulate Maddie on this achievement!
July 25, 2014

New Role for Professor Harrison

  Professor Mark Harrison, Principal Consultant to the Centre, has this week been appointed Principal of Jane Franklin Hall at the University of Tasmania. Jane Franklin Hall is a residential College for undergraduate students and is affiliated both with the University and the Tasmanian Council of Churches. Mark will take up the appointment, which is for an initial period of […]
February 20, 2014

Semester 2, 2013 CCES Medal Winner

Our Medal winner for Semester 2, 2013 is Dadria Smith. Throughout her studies she maintained a GPA of 6.50 in the double degree Master of International Customs Law and Administration and Master of International Revenue Administration. Dadria was an extremely dedicated and conscientious student who took a lot of pride in her studies.  Her academic achievements continually impressed her tutors […]
February 20, 2014

CCES Professor Becomes Visiting Fellow at UTAS

Many of our alumni will have studied under Adjunct Professor Mark Harrison.  Mark as been resident in Tasmania for the last four years. In that time he has become a visiting Fellow at Jane Franklin Hall, a residential College for undergraduates at the University of Tasmania in Hobart. Mark has recently been elected Senior Fellow at the College and Member […]
October 22, 2013


30 crewmates from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are locked in a Russian jail with no release in sight, facing fifteen years in prison on trumped up charges of piracy. Their crime? Hanging a banner on a Russian oil rig to protest dangerous deep water drilling in one of the earth’s most beautiful and fragile places. CCES’s expert on offshore petroleum, Dr Mikhail Kashubsky, recently […]
September 20, 2013


This year, CCES has engaged in a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR ) to assist a Sri Lankan family to build a new home. We have held various fundraising functions throughout the year including curry lunches, curry dinners, and garage sales. Over the course of the last eight months, we have managed to raise a total of $4600 AUD, which is […]
August 15, 2013


CCES extends its congratulation to Michael Nielsen who retired on 19 July 2013 after a career of over 30 years with the Australian Taxation Office.  Many of our alumni will know Michael from his student days with us when he completed the Master of International Revenue Administration and more recently as the Unit Convener for our postgraduate unit in Direct […]
July 4, 2013


The CCES team are currently ranked 8768 out of more than 37,000 teams registered worldwide in the 2013 Global Corporate Challenge which started on 23rd May 2013. The team collectively averages around 12,600 steps each day, whilst the team captain, Mr Athol Gardiner, averages 20,000 steps per day on his own. We are slowly moving up the ranks and are […]