Australian Financial Security Authority

AFSA is an executive agency in the Attorney-General's portfolio. AFSA is a dynamic organisation that facilitates improved and equitable financial outcomes for consumers, business and the community through excellence in service delivery. We are responsible for Australia's personal insolvency and personal property securities systems, which provide Australian consumers and business with enhanced financial risk management, investor confidence and a reduced cost of credit.

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Executive Agency, under Section 65 Public Service Act 1999

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Executive Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 821 Canberra ACT 2601

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
Bankruptcy (personal) information 1300 364 785 Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 8:00 pm (AEST and AEDT) AFSA Bankruptcy (personal) information line.
Personal insolvency information 1300 364 785 Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 8:00 pm (AEST and AEDT) Designed for people who may be finding their level of debt unmanageable and are contemplating bankruptcy.
Personal Property Securities Register 1300 007 777 Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 8 pm (AEST) The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) is a national online register that can provide information to help protect consumers when they are buying.

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