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Financial regulation

Find government information about financial regulation in Australia.

Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

An independent, statutory agency responsible for developing standards and guidance for auditors and providers of other assurance services.

Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Australian Accounting Standards Board

Makes accounting standards for the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and participates in the formulation of international accounting standards.

Australian Accounting Standards Board

Australian Financial Security Authority

Provides improved financial outcomes for consumers, business and the community through application of bankruptcy and personal property securities laws, regulation of personal insolvency practitioners, and trustee services.

Australian Financial Security Authority

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurance, friendly societies and most members of the superannuation industry.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator. ASIC ensures that Australia’s financial markets are fair and transparent, supported by confident and informed investors and consumers.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

Australia's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regulator and financial intelligence unit. Provide financial information to Australian law enforcement and revenue agencies.

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

Financial Reporting Council

Oversees the effectiveness of the financial reporting framework in Australia.

Financial Reporting Council

Financial System Inquiry

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Aimed to establish a direction for the future of Australia's financial system. Includes the terms of reference, submissions, commissioned work and publications. Mr David Murray AO (chair).

Treasury

Standard Business Reporting

Standard business reporting (SBR) is a standard approach to online or digital record-keeping to simplify business reporting obligations. SBR is built into business/accounting software making it SBR-enabled and allows businesses to significantly reduce the time spent collating information, filling in forms and submitting reports to government.

Treasury