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Auditing
Awards & conditions
Banking
Bookkeeping
Budgets
Business & management
Economics
Fair trade
Finance
GST
Law & legislation
Professional organisations
Sharemarket
Standards
Superannuation
Taxation

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Auditing

Audit and assurance knowledge portal
Resources from the CPA to help with everyday auditing and assurance, investigations, and forensic accounting. Includes explanatory guides, fact sheets and the audit competency standards

Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB)
AUASB is the Federal Government organisation which sets the national auditing and assurance standards in Australia. Includes the current and archived Australian audit and assurance standards, & guidance statements.

Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)
ANAO is a specialist public sector practice providing a full range of audit services to the Parliament and Commonwealth public sector agencies and statutory bodies.

International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB)
Operating under the IFAC, the IAASB sets international standards for auditing, quality control, review, assurance and related services.

Awards & conditions

Awards - Fair Work Australia
Find the current award for your industry or job plus information about awards in Australia.

See Quicklinks - Awards & conditions
Links to award conditions and rates for various industries.

Banking

Australian Bankers Association (ABA)
Information about the Australian banking system and banks providing services in Australia.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
Oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, insurance companies, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry.

Banking - MoneySmart
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)website to help people make smart choices about their personal finances.

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)
Information about Australia's central bank and its monetary policy.

Stay Smart Online
The Australian Government's cybersecurity website with information for Australian internet users about protecting their personal and financial information online.

The World Bank
Information about financial and technical help available for developing countries.

Bookkeeping

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
The Australian association for para-professional accounting staff, including self-employed bookkeepers, payroll officers, assistant accountants, accounts payable/receivable officers and other accounting support staff.

Australian Bookkeeping Network (ABN)
ABN is a private organisation, providing bookkeepers with commercial solutions,resources and support.

Bookkeepers
Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website with links to online resources for anyone providing bookkeeping services.

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)
ICB's aim is to support and help bookkeepers of all levels, including BAS Agents and accounting software consultants.

Budgets

Australian Government Budget
Full text of budget speeches and papers plus links to guides and commentary. Covers current and past budgets.

NSW Government Budget Papers
Full-text of current and past budget papers and summaries.

Open budget : where are my taxes going?
TheOpenBudget is an Australian government expenditure dataset and visualisation tool which gives a detailed view of where the government spends its money.

Business & management

ABN lookup
Search for ABNs from the Australian Business Register (ABR).

Australian Tax Office - Business information
Taxation information for Australian businesses.

Business.gov.au
Access to government information, forms and services on planning, starting and growing your business.

Key lodgement dates for business
Australian Tax Office information on the key lodgement dates for businesses.

Economics

Commonwealth Treasury
Information about Australia's economic policy including government spending and taxation arrangements, the macroeconomic environment and market issues.

Economics Internet Resources
Australian guide to online resources covering economics topics.

Economist.com
Information about world business and current affairs. Links to articles from The Economist print editions back to 1997.

Economy, Money & Tax - australia.gov.au
Gateway to Australian government information.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
International organization promoting monetary cooperation, economic growth and employment.

Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Information about key international economic problems.

Fair trade

Fair trading
Portal to Australian government information.

NSW Office of Fair Trading
Acts to safeguard consumer rights and advise business and traders on fair ethical practice.

Finance

Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC)
ASIC regulates Australian financial markets, including the registration of auditors and liquidators. Search ASIC's registers for banned individuals, business names, company registrations, AFSL holders and more.

Converter | OANDA
Current exchange rates for over 160 currencies.

NSW Treasury - Office of Financial Management
Information about NSW financial management policy and reporting plus economic issues. Links to current & past NSW budget papers.

Understanding Money
Australian Government website aims to inform all Australians about financial matters so they can better manage their money.

GST

ATO - Tax calculator - GST worksheet
GST worksheet, from the Australian Taxation Office.

GST essentials
Links to online resources about the application of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Australia.

Law & legislation

ATO - Legal database
Tax legislation, rulings and determinations, from the Australian Taxation Office.

Corporations Act 2001
The Corporations Act makes provisions in relation to corporations, securities, the futures industry and financial products and services.

Professional organisations

Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board Limited (APESB)
Independent body which sets the code of ethics and professional standards for Australian accountants.

Association of Accounting Technicians
AAT Australia is an association for para-professional accounting staff representing members working in all sectors of commerce including: self-employed bookkeepers, payroll officers, assistant accountants, accounts payable/receivable officers and other accounting support staff.

Australian Bookkeepers Network (ABN)
ABN is a private organisation, providing bookkeepers with commercial solutions, resources and support.

Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)
ASIC regulates Australian financial services and company laws. Links to information on individual companies plus consumer support.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
CIMA is the world's largest professional body of management accountants.

CPA Australia
Australian professional accounting body.

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)
ICB's aim is to support and help bookkeepers of all levels. This includes BAS Agents and accounting software consultants.

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
Information about becoming a PA plus member services including media and lobbying support and technical resources.

Institute of Internal Auditors Australia
The Institute of Internal Auditors is the leading body representing internal auditors. The IIA-Australia has a connection of nearly 7,000 professionals inclusive of 3,200 members Australia-wide.

Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
Australian body representing more than 13,000 members working in industry, commerce, government, academia and private practice. Addresses issues affecting the accounting profession.

The Tax Institute
Australia's leading professional association and educator in tax. It's mission is to equip tax professionals with everything they need, to demonstrate the highest level of expertise and to increase the advancement of public knowledge and understanding.

Sharemarket

Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)
Information about Australia's main national stock exchange. Covers market data, share prices, company profiles and investment options.

Tradingroom
Information about Australian and world stocks and markets.

Standards

Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board (APESB)
Access to all ethical and professional standards for accountants in Australia.

Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB)
AUASB is the Federal Government organisation which sets the national auditing and assurance standards in Australia. Includes the current and archived Australian audit and assurance standards, & guidance statements.

Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB)
Access to all ethical and professional standards for accountants in Australia.

International Accounting Standards Board (ISAB)
The IASB issues international accounting standards that are adopted by the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB).

International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB)
Operating under the IFAC, the IAASB sets international standards for auditing, quality control, review, assurance and related services.

Superannuation

Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)
Guide to Australian superannuation fund choice for individuals and employers. Links to super calculators and support resources.

ATO - Employers superannuation
Access to Australian Taxation Office information, forms, tools and calculations for employers superannuation.

ATO - Individuals superannuation
Access to Australian Taxation Office information, calculators and forms for superannuation for individuals.

Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST)
AIST is the independent professional body for trustees managing superannuation funds. Links to policy and research resources.

Taxation

ATO - Company tax rates
Tax rates for companies, from the ATO.

ATO - Individual income tax rates
Tax rates for individuals, from the ATO.

ATO - Key lodgement dates for business
Australian Taxation Office's key lodgement dates for business

ATO - Legal database
Tax legislation, rulings and determinations, from the Australian Taxation Office.

ATO - Tax calculator - GST worksheet
GST worksheet, from the ATO.

ATO - Tax tools - HECS assessment
Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) repayment calculator, from the ATO.

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
Information for individuals, businesses and organizations about tax, excise and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians. Provides answers to common questions plus online forms and lodgement of tax returns.

Tax Practitioners Board
The TPB registers and regulates tax practitioners nationally. Users can search both Tax and BAS agents to find out current registration information.

The Tax Institute
Australia's leading professional association and educator in tax. It's mission is to equip tax professionals with everything they need, to demonstrate the highest level of expertise and to increase the advancement of public knowledge and understanding.