Treasury
The Council oversees the process for setting accounting and auditing standards, as well as providing strategic advice in relation to the quality of audits conducted by Australian auditors, and gives the Minister reports and advice on these matters. It also appoints members (other than the Chairs, who are appointed by the Minister) of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) and the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB) (refer Section C). It also provides strategic oversight of AASB and AUASB priorities, business plans, budgets and staffing arrangements and determines their broad strategic direction. 19 members appointed by the Minister.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    19

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 January 2000

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. William (Bill) Edge 29 April 2016 28 July 2019
Member Ms. Noelle Kelleher 29 April 2016 28 April 2019
Member Ms. Jackie Callaway 29 April 2016 28 April 2019
Member Ms. Judith Downes 29 April 2016 28 April 2019
Member Ms. Kris Peach 3 November 2014 2 November 2019
Member Mr. Graeme Mitchell 3 July 2014 28 February 2019
Member Mr. Kevin Lewis 4 April 2017 3 April 2020
Member Mr. David Nicol 24 March 2017 23 March 2020
Member Dr. Roger Simnett 1 April 2017 31 March 2022
Member Dr. Stein Helgeby 29 April 2016 28 April 2019
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