Federation Business School

Dr Hassan Elhawary

Position Lecturer in Accounting
Location Mt Helen - Building B, B904
Phone 5327 9433
Email h.elhawary@federation.edu.au

Qualifications

  • PhD (FedUni)
  • B.CommAcc Hons1 (FedUni)
  • B.CommAcc (FedUni)
  • B.CommAcc (Al Mansurah Uni)

Biography

Dr Hassan Elhawary qualified as an accountant, completing a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at Al Mansurah University, Egypt in 1993. After arriving in Australia he returned to study at the University of Ballarat, completing a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) in 2008, followed by a Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Accounting) in 2010 with first class honours. Subsequently, Hassan commenced his Doctor of Philosophy in 2010 and completed this study in December 2014. Hassan graduated in the recent 2015 May graduation ceremonies.

Research

Hassan's thesis was titled "The Saga of Accounting for Land Under Roads by Australian Local Governments" which attracted many complimentary comments from the examiners.

Thesis completed: "The Saga of Accounting for Land Under Roads by Australian Local Governments", PhD Thesis, Federation University Australia, The Faculty of Business, Victoria, (2010-2014).Proposal completed: "Accrual Accounting and Infrastructure Assets - Looking Back at AAS27 'Financial Reporting by Local Governments'", Honours Proposal, University of Ballarat, School of Business, Australia, Victoria, (2010).

Grants and awards

Hassan has presented at a multiple research conferences including at University of Ballarat and Australian National University, Annual Conference of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand' (AFAANZ) held in Perth, and recently at 2014 AFAANZ Conference 6-8 July held in Auckland, New Zealand. Hassan have achieved also a number of awards for academic excellence including: the significant award of Best Paper in the International Accounting, Public Sector, and Not-for-Profit streams of the 2013 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand' (AFAANZ), Annual Conference, 7-9 July, Perth, Australia. 

Publications

Full publication list

Journal articles

Elhawary, H., & West, B. (2014). Putting accounting where it is not wanted: Local government practitioners' views on accounting for land under roads. Retrieved from http://www.afaanz.org/openconf/2014/openconf.php

Elhawary, H., & West, B. (2013b). The saga of accounting for land under roads by Australian local governments. Retrieved from http://www.wbiworldconpro.com/uploads/melbourne-conference-2013/accounting/1367471301_126-Hassan.pdf

Elhawary, H., & West, B. (2013a). All for nothing? accounting for land under roads by Australian local governments [selected as the 'Best Paper' in the 'International Accounting/Public Sector and Not-for- Profit Accounting stream' at the 2013 AFAANZ Conference, Perth, Australia]. Retrieved from http://www.afaanz.org/openconf/2013/openconf.php

Elhawary, H. (2013). The saga of accounting for land under roads by Australian local governments: A survey to all Australian local governments. Proceedings of the University of Ballarat Annual Research Conference, Ballarat, 2013 (p. 1). Ballarat, Victoria: University of Ballarat, Mt Helen Campus.

Elhawary, H. (2012). The saga of accounting for land under roads by Australian local governments. Proceedings of the University of Ballarat Annual Research Conference, Ballarat, 2012 (p. 1). Ballarat, Victoria: University of Ballarat, Mt Helen Campus.

Elhawary, H. (2011). The saga of accounting for land under roads by Australian local governments. Proceedings of the University of Ballarat Annual Research Conference, Ballarat, 2011 (p. 1). Ballarat, Victoria: University of Ballarat, Mt Helen Campus.

Conferences

2014: Presenter at Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand [AFAANZ] Conference (6-8 July, Auckland, New Zealand)

Joint Paper Title: Putting accounting where it is not wanted: Local government practitioners' views on accounting for land under roads.

Authors: Hassan Elhawary and Professor Brian West

2013: Presenter, at University of Ballarat Annual Research Conference

Abstract Title: The Saga of Accounting for Land Under Roads by Australian Local Governments: A Survey to all Australian Local Governments.

2013: Presenter at Third Global Accounting, Finance and Economics Conference (Melbourne, Australia)

Joint Abstract Title: The Saga of Accounting for Land Under Roads by Australian Local Governments.

Authors: Hassan Elhawary and Professor Brian West

2013: Discussant at Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand [AFAANZ] Conference (Perth, Australia)

Paper Title: Financial Disclosure Practices and Disclosure Management: A Case Study of Malaysian Local Government

Authors: Neilson Anak Teruki; Robert Ochoki Nyamori; and Kamran Ahmed

Association and memberships

  • Member of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ).
  • Member of Golden Key International Honour Society