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Associate Professor Nick Sciulli

PhD (RMIT University, Australia), MEc (University of New England, Australia), BEc (La Trobe University, Australia), CPA

Associate Professor Nick Sciulli has held a number of senior academic positions and strives to achieve a balance between academic pursuits with leadership in management.

Associate Professor Sciulli has led numerous research units at Victoria University. He has held administrative roles such as Acting Head of School and co-ordinator of several international partnerships in Malaysia and China.

He is currently collaborating with the University of Pisa (Italy) investigating the reporting of floods in Italy and Australia. He has presented his research findings at many conferences both in Australia and internationally.

A central theme of Associate Professor Sciulli's current research is the potential for accounting information to inform decision making within the context of climate change.

Associate Professor Sciulli's published research papers have appeared in several high-quality refereed international journals such as Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, Local Government Studies, Public Money and Management and Public Management Review.

Recent Publications


Sciulli, N. (2018) Weathering the storm: Accountability implications for flood relief and recovery from a local government perspective, Financial Accountability & Management, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 30-44.

Sciulli, N. (2017) Making a Splash: Local Council Accountability Implications for a Proposed Aquatic and Health Centre, Pacific Accounting Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 534-50.

Pandula, G and Sciulli, N. (2017) Sustainability Reporting by Australian Universities, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 76, No. 2, pp. 187-203.

Sciulli, N., D’Onza, G. and Greco, G. (2015) Building a resilient local council: evidence from flood disasters in Italy. International Journal of Public Sector Management, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 430-48.

Sciulli, N. (2015) New Development: Flood events continue to raise issues of public sector accountability, Public Money and Management, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 239-44.


Adhariani, D., Sciulli, N. and Clift, B. (2017) Financial Management and Corporate Governance from the Feminist Ethics of Care Perspective, Palgrave Macmillan, Springer International Publishing

Research interests

  • Sustainability accounting and reporting
  • Local government accounting
  • Accountability in the public sector
  • Climate change reporting
  • Accounting education

Teaching Interests

  • Corporate Accounting
  • Financial Accounting Theory

Professional membership

Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)


Contact details

+61 3 9919 4424