Find government information about financial regulation in Australia.
An independent, statutory agency responsible for developing standards and guidance for auditors and providers of other assurance services.
Auditing and Assurance 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
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
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
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
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
Oversees the effectiveness of the financial reporting framework in Australia.
Financial Reporting Council
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).
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.