Dr Luckmika Perera



Director, Professional Education and Partnerships


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, Swinburne Univ. of Technology, 2015
Master of Education (Education Leadership & Admin), Deakin University, 2015
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2008
Master of Accountancy, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2005
Master of Commerce, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2005
Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Information Systems), Manchester Metropolitan Univ., 2003


Biography summary

An experienced practioner and academic in the areas of Accounting, Information Systems and Education.

Career highlights

  • Associate Lecturer in Accounting - 2006
  • Lecturer in Accounting - 2007
  • Discipline Coordinator - 2011
  • Senior Lecturer in Accounting - 2014
  • PhD in Accounting - 2014
  • Director of Teaching - 2015

Research interests

  • Social and Environmental Accounting
  • Earnings Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Critical Perspectives in Accounting
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


  • Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants
  • Member of Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of CAANZ
  • Member of CPA Australia

Teaching interests

  • Accounting Theory
  • Conceptual and Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • Environmental and Social Accounting
  • Critical Perspectives
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Accounting Information Systems

Units taught

  • Accounting and Society
  • Accounting Theory
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Enterprise Risk Management

Knowledge areas

  • Accounting Theory
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Accounting and Earnings management
  • Environmental and Social Accounting
  • Accounting Emancipation and Critical Perspectives
  • Accounting Information Systems

Professional activities

  • Panel member for CPA Professional Level Programs (CBI Segment)
  • Educational and Business Consultant and Trainer
  • Panel member for CA Pathways programs
  • Ex Academic Board Member (Pro-Bono) for external institution


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Regulatory impact on voluntary climate change-related reporting by Australian government-owned corporations

Z Liu, S Abhayawansa, C Jubb, L Perera

(2017), Vol. 33, pp. 264-283, Financial accountability and management, Chichester, Eng., C1


A comparison of different study load classifications and their association to student performance: an exploratory study

L Perera, S Kanapathippillai, G Wines

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 134-148, Asian review of accounting, Bingley, Eng., C1


Using business intelligence to support the process of organizational sensemaking

M Namvar, J Cybulski, L Perera

(2016), Vol. 38, pp. 330-352, Communications of the association for information systems, Atlanta, Ga., C1


Towards a conceptual framework on the categorization of stereotypical perceptions in accounting

P Richardson, S Dellaportas, L Perera, B Richardson

(2015), Vol. 35, pp. 28-46, Journal of Accounting Literature, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Towards a global model of accounting education

K Watty, S Sugahara, N Abayadeera, L Perera, J McKay

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 286-300, Accounting research journal, Bingley, U. K., C1


Formative feedback through summative tutorial-based assessments: the relationship to student performance

L Perera, H Nguyen, K Watty

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 424-442, Accounting education, Abingdon, England, C1


Students' perceptions on using iPods in accounting education : a mobile-learning experience

P Richardson, S Dellaportas, L Perera, B Richardson

(2013), Vol. 21, pp. 4-26, Asian review of accounting, Bingley, England, C1


Developing a global model of accounting education and examining IES compliance in Australia, Japan, and Sri Lanka

K Watty, S Sugahara, N Abayadeera, L Perera

(2013), Vol. 22, pp. 502-506, Accounting education: an international journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1


What time is it now?

L Perera

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 530-530, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, J3


Accountability structures and management relationships of internal audit

P Leung, B Cooper, L Perera

(2011), Vol. 26, pp. 794-816, Managerial Auditing Journal, Bradford, C1


m-learning in an off-campus environment : using iPods in accounting education

P Richardson, S Dellaportas, L Perera, B Richardson

(2010), pp. 1-33, AFAANZ 2010 : Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, E1


Students' use of online academic resources within a course web site and its relationship with their course performance : an exploratory study

L Perera, P Richardson

(2010), Vol. 19, pp. 587-600, Accounting education : an international journal, Loughborough, England, C1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Exploring Models of Accounting Education and IESs Adoption by Professional Bodies and Tertiary Institutions in Australia, Japan and Sri Lanka

Prof Kim Watty, Prof Satoshi Sugahara, Dr Luckmika Perera

  • 2012: $16,624
  • 2011: $7,346

KPMG Research Fellow in Integrated Reporting

Prof Barry Cooper, Dr Christine Contessotto, Dr Luckmika Perera, Dr Samuel Cheung

  • 2018: $96,558
  • 2017: $193,117
  • 2016: $96,558

IPA Stage 1 Program

Prof Barry Cooper, Dr Luckmika Perera

  • 2018: $12,622
  • 2017: $8,662


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