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Australian Financial Regulation

Responsibility for the regulation and supervision of the Australian financial system is vested in four separate agencies:

1. Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)

2. Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

3. Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)

4. Australian Treasury.


These four bodies comprise the Council of Financial Regulators (CFR).

Further information about the first two of these bodies is set out below.


The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)

APRA oversees Australian banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurance, friendly societies and most members of the superannuation industry.

APRA is funded largely by the industries that it supervises.


The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

ASIC is Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator.

It contributes to Australia’s economic reputation and wellbeing by ensuring that

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