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 458724000
Departmental expenses 384843000
Average staffing level 1719
Level 5, 100 Market Street
Sydney NSW 2000

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

    Other Economic Affairs

  • 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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