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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.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    5

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    1 July 1998

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Wayne Byres 1 July 2014 30 June 2019
Deputy Chair Mrs. Helen Rowell 26 November 2015 30 June 2018
Member Mr. Geoff Summerhayes 1 January 2016 31 December 2020
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