The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is Australia's corporate, markets and financial services regulator. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 requires ASIC to: - maintain, facilitate and improve the performance of the financial system and entities in it; - promote confident and informed participation by investors and consumers in the financial system; - administer the law effectively and with minimal procedural requirements; - enforce and give effect to the law; receive, process and store, efficiently and quickly, information that is given to us; and - make information about companies and other bodies available to the public as soon as practicable.
Appropriations 574158000
Departmental expenses 473667000
Average staffing level 1878

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

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes - but not tabled

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency with Dual Staffing Powers

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    1 January 1991

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 9827, Sydney NSW 2001

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
Australian Securities and Investments Co 1300 300 630 Business General Enquiries
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