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 issues Technology-related revisions to the Code


APESB makes a submission on IESBA's Exposure Draft on International Ethics Standards for Sustainability Assurance


APESB seeks nominations for Sustainability Taskforce Members


APESB makes a submission on IESBA's Exposure Draft on Using the Work of an External Expert


Firm culture and governance to be a global focus


APESB issues a compiled Code of Ethics


APESB issues revisions to the definitions of Listed Entity and Public Interest Entity in the Code

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