The ATO is the government's principal revenue collection agency. The ATO's role is to effectively manage and shape the tax, excise and superannuation systems that support and fund services for Australians. Its main responsibilities are: - main revenue collection agency of the Australian Government - administrator of the goods and services tax (GST) on behalf of the Australian states and territories - administrator of a range of programs which result in transfers and benefits back to the community - administrator of major aspects of Australia's superannuation system - custodian of the Australian Business Register (ABR).

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    PGPA Rule (Schedule 1)

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    2 January 1910

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Chris Jordan AO 1 March 2017 29 February 2024
Member Ms. Fiona Dillon 1 October 2021 31 October 2021
Member Mr. Jeremy Hirschhorn 16 April 2020 15 April 2027
Member Mr. Ramez Katf 1 May 2017 30 April 2024
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