ASIC is Australia's corporate, markets and financial services regulator. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 requires us 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 - make information about companies and other bodies available to the public as soon as practicable.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

    1 January 1991

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr Mr. James Shipton 1 February 2018 31 January 2023
Deputy Chair Mr. Peter Kell 6 May 2013 5 May 2018
Member Ms. Cathie Armour 3 June 2017 2 June 2022
Member Mr. John Price 21 March 2015 20 March 2018
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