Australian Regulators

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission ASIC is an enforcement regulator in the corporations area. ASIC has wide powers which often intersect those of other agencies. For members, we have a special page with additional ASIC related links.  ASIC
Australian Financial Security Australia AFSA is the government agency responsible for the administration and regulation of the personal insolvency system in Australia. AFSA
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission  The ACCC regulates consumer protection, trade practices and anti-cartel behaviour.  ACCC

What it does

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Australian Prudential Regulation Authority  APRA is the prudential regulator of banks, credit unions, building societies, friendly societies and superannuation funds. APRA
Environment Protection Agencies  Each state and territory has its own environment department. They are often combined with planning, infrastructure, conservation and heritage. 

EPA (Cth)






Independent Pricing & Regulatory There are a number of agencies in each state and territory that control the pricing of utilities such as power or water.  ARITART (NSW) 
AUSTRAC  Australian Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre is Australia's anti-money laundering regulator and specialist financial intelligence unit.  AUSTRAC 
Australasian Legal Information Institute  162 databases from all Australasian jurisdictions.  AUSTLI
SCALEplus Law Resources  SCALEplus is the legal information retrieval system owned by the Australian Attorney-General's Department. SCALEplus is an integral part of the Australian Law Online initiative to bring low or no-cost access to the law for the community.  SPL 
Consumer Credit Code  State and territory governments have all adopted the Consumer Credit Code which applies to credit providers across Australia.  CCC 
IOSCO  The International Organisation of Securities Commissions. IOSCO
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