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CPA Australia

CPA Australia is one of the world's largest accounting bodies with more than 144,000 members across 127 countries. Our core services to members include education, training, knowledge exchange, technical support, networking and advocacy.

For more than 126 years, we have been a thought leader for education and the profession, aiming to transform business and help create value and transparency for the communities in which we operate.

Our emphasis on encouraging strong leadership across governments, regulators, industries and academia is shown by our actions and reflected in our membership demographics. We actively embark on major initiatives to proactively lead and influence the direction of meaningful reform in Australia and overseas.

Collectively, around 17 percent of our members hold senior leadership roles, including more than 12,000 members at CEO or CFO level, or in business ownership roles.

Our commitment to leadership, excellence, integrity and innovative thinking means that CPAs will remain at the forefront of business now and in generations to come.

Address: CPA CentreLevel 20, Freshwater Place, South Bank, Victoria 3006









Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)

Established in 1923, the IPA is a legally recognised professional accounting body in Australia with more than 35,000 members and a presence in over 80 countries.


The IPA provides the premier Public Accountant designation in Australia through the award of a Masters of Commerce degree and mandates an accounting qualification for entry. The IPA represents members in professional practice, commerce, academia, public sector and not for profit. The IPA has a dedicated focus on Small to Medium Enterprise and Small to Medium Practice.


The IPA has offices throughout Australia, the United Kingdom, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing and Hong Kong. It also has regional member service centres located in more than 14 provinces in mainland China.



Level 6, 555 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000




61-3-8665 3100