Tax Practitioners Board

The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) is a national body responsible for the registration and regulation of tax practitioners (consisting of registered tax agents, BAS agents and tax (financial) advisers. The TPB is also responsible for ensuring compliance with the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA), including imposing sanctions for non-compliance with the Code of Professional Conduct (Code). The TPB consists of a 7-member Board (part-time) and Chair appointed by the Assistant Treasurer and staff made available by the Commissioner of Taxation (from the ATO).

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory office holder, offices and committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Tax Agent Services Act 2009, Division 60

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Classification

    B. Secondary statutory structure

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Peter de Cure AM 29 May 2023 28 May 2026
Member Mr. Steven Dobson 30 March 2022 29 March 2025
Member Andrew Conway FIPA FFA 30 March 2022 29 March 2025
Member Ms. Debra Anderson 18 February 2022 17 February 2025
Member Mr. Phillip (Phil) Davies 12 October 2023 11 October 2026
Member Prof. Kerrie Sadiq 12 October 2023 11 October 2026
Member Ms. Simone Carton 12 October 2023 11 October 2026
Member Mr. Peter Hogan 10 August 2021 9 August 2024
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