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.

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


APESB Survey on Auditor Independence and Non-Assurance Services - extended to 17 December 2021


APESB's Webinar 8 November 2021 - proposed reissue of APES 320 as Quality Management for Firms that provide Non-Assurance Services


APESB issues revised APES GN 30 Outsourced Services

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