(APRA)
Treasury
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the Australian financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, friendly societies, and most of the superannuation industry. APRA is funded largely by the industries that it supervises. It was established on 1 July 1998. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $4.5 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.
Appropriations 709951000
Departmental expenses 141624000
Average staffing level 626
Level 26, 400 George St
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Material

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Other Economic Affairs

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    1 July 1998

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 9836, Sydney NSW 2001

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
Australian Prudential Regulation Authori 1300 558 849 APRA is the prudential regulator of financial institutions.
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