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?

26/6/2020

Proposed Revision of the Independence Standards relating to Other Assurance Engagements (Part 4B)

10/6/2020

APESB issues submissions to the IESBA on Non-Assurance Services and Fees

27/05/2020

New Independence Guide - an essential tool for auditors

21/04/2020

Former Auditor General Colin Murphy joins APESB

27/03/2020

APESB's submissions to IESBA and Treasury

24/03/2020

APESB Secretariat Announcement - COVID-19

23/01/2020

Strong auditor independence requirements: a key feature of the revised Code of Ethics

26/11/2019

APESB issues guidance on prohibitions and audit partner rotation requirements in Australia

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