This issue of AABFJ has several finance articles related to the Australian securities market. Segara, Das and Turner (2012) report results from the use of active extension strategies in the Australian equities market. Lee (2012) examines whether individual hedge funds and funds-of-hedge funds (FOHFs) exhibit risk-return trade-off patterns. Finally, Aldamen, Duncan and Khan (2012) explore the impact of corporate governance on the demand for debt in the Australian market. Pickering (2012) explores the issue of whether public (ASX listed) or partnership ownership of accounting firms is the more efficient form.