Protecting consumers by improving professional standards.


Professional Standards Authority’s support on Operation Bushfire Assist

Professional Standards Authority’s support on Operation Bushfire Assist

Left: Gabrielle Hendry, Supervision Analyst, Professional Standards Authority (Lieutenant, Platoon Commander, 8 Logistics Support Company, 8 CSSB); Right: John R Rappell, Director Professional Standards Regulation, Professional Standards Authority.


Meet the panel for the Forum on 19 March

The next Professional Standards Councils’ Forum will be held in Sydney on 19 March 2020 on the theme ‘Putting the Consumer First in Ethics’.

The Forum will feature a panel of distinguished speakers who will lead a discussion on the opportunities and challenges in successfully regulating for ethical values, principles and behaviours that are consumer focused. 

Registrations open: Professional Standards Forum on ‘Putting the Consumer First in Ethics’

Registrations open - Professional Standards Forum

Putting the Consumer First in Ethics: the role of a consumer ethics framework in delivering consumer focused professional and occupational services

Date: 19 March 2020

Time: 8.30am to 1.30pm


Save the date: Professional Standards Forum, 19 March 2020

Following the successful launch of the Professional Standards Forum in 2019, to encourage and assist occupational associations in developing their self-regulatory capacity and to get the best out of operating their professional standards schemes, the Professional Standards Councils are delivering forums in 2020 with a focus on ethical conduct and codes. 

Please save the date for our next forum which will be delivered in Sydney on 19 March 2020.


Certificate presented to Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand


The Professional Standards Councils congratulate Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand on their professional standards scheme, which commenced in all states and territories on 8 October 2019. It will remain in force for a period of 5 years. 

The Councils’ Chair, John Vines OAM, presented a certificate in recognition of the new scheme to Chartered Accountants ANZ on 6 December 2019.

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