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?

29/07/2022

APESB responds to strategy consultations for AUASB and IESBA

22/07/2022

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

07/07/22

APESB strengthens the fees provisions of the Code of Ethics

01/07/2022

APESB proposes to enhance the non-assurance provisions in the Code of Ethics

28/06/2022

Proposed amendments to APES 205 Conformity with Accounting Standards

16/06/2022

APESB makes submissions to the IESBA on international exposure drafts

03/05/2022

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

22/02/2022

APESB releases new quality management standard for non-assurance services

18/02/2022

APESB issues amendments to the Code on the objectivity of reviewers

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