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Hui, Freda C. Dr.

Senior Lecturer

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
  • Discipline: Finance

Overview


Freda completed her PhD, MCom and BCom in Accounting and Finance at the University of Wollongong. Freda joined the School in 2006. Prior to that, she lectured in Hong Kong and worked in the private sector. She is a FCPA and a Councillor of CPA Australia (Illawarra Division).

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Freda's research interests are in the areas of:

    • Accounting history
    • Banking
    • Social responsibility

    Her PhD research focuses on the disclosures and accountability within the banking framework.

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Impact Story


  • <p><strong>Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus: A Case Study of Wollongong<br /><br /></strong>The study examined Centrelink social security fraud prosecutions dealt with by Legal Aid NSW Wollongong office for the period 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2010.  Wollongong provided a typical demographic profile of Centrelink prosecutions in New South Wales. </p><p>The report examines the effects of unpredictable and fluctuating pay on the recipients of income at the employment/benefit nexus. The uncertainty of insecure work increases the risk of under-declaring income and, therefore, Centrelink recipients are vulnerable to criminal prosecution for social security fraud.</p><p><strong></strong>What started as a request to provide evidence of the hardship faced by casual and part-time employees navigating insecure work and the social security system actually had impact. Following publication of our report <a href="http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/5719839" target="_blank" rel="noopener">"Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus"</a> and written and oral submissions to the<em> ACTU Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work in Australia, </em>we made a difference to the millions of Australians seeking permanent work.<em> </em></p>

Education And Training


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Master of Commerce in Accounting and Finance
  • Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance, University of Wollongong

Keywords


  • Accounting history, accountability, banking, and social responsibility

Full Name


  • Dr. Freda C, Hui

Mailing Address


  • School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, UOW

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility


Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Freda's research interests are in the areas of:

    • Accounting history
    • Banking
    • Social responsibility

    Her PhD research focuses on the disclosures and accountability within the banking framework.

Selected Publications


Impact Story


  • <p><strong>Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus: A Case Study of Wollongong<br /><br /></strong>The study examined Centrelink social security fraud prosecutions dealt with by Legal Aid NSW Wollongong office for the period 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2010.  Wollongong provided a typical demographic profile of Centrelink prosecutions in New South Wales. </p><p>The report examines the effects of unpredictable and fluctuating pay on the recipients of income at the employment/benefit nexus. The uncertainty of insecure work increases the risk of under-declaring income and, therefore, Centrelink recipients are vulnerable to criminal prosecution for social security fraud.</p><p><strong></strong>What started as a request to provide evidence of the hardship faced by casual and part-time employees navigating insecure work and the social security system actually had impact. Following publication of our report <a href="http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/5719839" target="_blank" rel="noopener">"Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus"</a> and written and oral submissions to the<em> ACTU Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work in Australia, </em>we made a difference to the millions of Australians seeking permanent work.<em> </em></p>

Education And Training


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Master of Commerce in Accounting and Finance
  • Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance, University of Wollongong

Keywords


  • Accounting history, accountability, banking, and social responsibility

Full Name


  • Dr. Freda C, Hui

Mailing Address


  • School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, UOW

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility