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.

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. James Shipton 1 February 2018 31 January 2023
Deputy Chair VACANT    
Deputy Chair Ms. Karen Chester 28 January 2019 27 January 2024
Member Ms. Cathie Armour 3 June 2017 2 June 2022
Member Ms. Danielle Press 17 September 2018 16 September 2023
Member Mr. Sean Hughes 1 December 2018 30 November 2023
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