To develop and issue, in the public interest,
high quality professional and ethical standards.
The Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board (APESB) was established as an independent body in February 2006, as an initiative of CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (now Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand). CPA Australia, the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) are the three Members of the APESB.

What's New?


APESB webinar on the reissue of APES 320 Quality Management for Firms that provide Non-Assurance Services - 3 May 2022


APESB releases new quality management standard for non-assurance services


APESB issues amendments to the Code on the objectivity of reviewers


APES 330 Insolvency Services reissued to address small business insolvency reforms


APESB confirms the reappointment of Nancy Milne OAM as Chair


APESB CEO appointed to the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA)

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