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Dr Pandula Gamage Name: Dr Pandula Gamage
Deputy Head of School (NSW)
+613 9230 8080
Organisational Area
Faculty of Law and Business
Peter Faber Business School (Sydney)
North Sydney
Building 460 - 250 Victoria Parade (250 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002)-Level 7-Room 460.7.27
Biographical Information

Dr.Pandula Gamage is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting in the Peter Faber Business School Melbourne. Pandula completed his PhD at La Trobe University, Master of Commerce degree (Accounting) at the University of Melbourne and the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education at Victoria University.

Pandula has extensive national and international experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate subjects. Pandula's considerable personal success in teaching was formally acknowledged in 2014 with the award of "Pearson/AFAANZ Accounting Educator of the year: Australia and New Zealand." Apart from his excellence in classroom teaching, Pandula also engages in high-impact research. He has recently published scholarly articles in prestigious journals such as: Public Money and Management and Australian Journal of Public Administration. He has also received research grants linked with national professional accounting and finance associations. Pandula's research interests include performance management, corporate accountability and auditing, public sector accounting and accounting education. Prior to commencing his academic career, Pandula held various accounting and finance roles in the industry. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.


Gamage,P., & Sciulli, N.(2017). Sustainability Reporting by Australian Universities, Australian Journal of Public Administration,76(2),187-203.  ABDC-A rank.

Gamage, P. (2016). Leveraging Big Data Analytics in the public sector, Public Money and Management, 36(5), 385-390. ABDC-A rank.

Gamage,P.(2016). Big Data: are accounting educators ready? Accounting and Management Information Systems, 15 (3), 588-604. ABDC-C rank.

Gamage,P.(2015). Bank finance for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Issues and policy reforms, Studies in Business and Economics, 10 (2), 32-43- ABDC-C rank.

Gamage, P. (2013). Determinants of access to bank finance for Small and medium-sized enterprises, Corporate Ownership and Control, 10 (3), 314-329- ABDC-B rank.

Gamage, P. (2011). An empirical investigation of small and medium enterprises' access to finance: The case of an emerging economy, ASBBS, 18(1), 255-273.


01/2017-Current                    Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne

07/2008-12/2016                   Lecturer in Accounting, Victoria University, Melbourne

11/2006-06/2008                   Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Holmes College, Melbourne 


Professional Memberships

Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand 


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