The global body for professional accountants

ACCA is one of the leading global accountancy bodies in Australia & New Zealand with more than 5,500 students and members. Our head office opened in Sydney, Australia in 2008 and continues to grow alongside our student and member bases. We also introduced a satellite office in Auckland, New Zealand to help maintain a local presence and to support our very active students and member community.

Our mission

ACCA's mission in Australia & New Zealand includes:

  • to improve awareness and recognition of the ACCA brand in both Australia and New Zealand;
  • to sustain, support and engage our expanding member and student base;
  • to be an international accountancy voice in the local market;
  • to work in the public interest of the profession.

Our services

Industry research

As part of our commitment to being the ‘voice’ of the profession, ACCA works with a number of academic institutions and established research houses both locally and globally to produce research reports relevant for the accounting and finance profession.

Access our latest research

Professional Development

ACCA has a leading-edge CPD (Continuing Professional Development) programme. All members are required to undertake relevant CPD to ensure that they maintain and develop the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today's dynamic and demanding business environment.

Our local professional development programme includes technical updates, interest groups, executive forums and seminars.

ACCA regularly host meetings and events in the following countries/cities:


  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney

New Zealand 

  • Auckland
  • Christchurch
  • Wellington

View our latest events 

In addition, we provide access to online learning such as webcast series and research reports. Access information about our professional development programme


Red Box Tuesdays

We launched Red Box Tuesdays as a way to bring local members and industry professionals together in an informal setting to help build their professional networks. You can bring along other accounting colleagues, meet others with similar international experience and expand your network. You can join these groups on the second Tuesday of every month from 6.00pm-8.00pm. Find venue information

Student services

ACCA provides a comprehensive range of services and support for prospective and current students.

Prospective students can find out more about what ACCA has to offer by viewing the calendar of events on the website, which provides details on what local fairs, exhibitions and events an ACCA representatives will be attending or hosting.

For undergraduates, joining the Potential programme will provide a range of benefits from career guidance, technical support and free registration to become an ACCA student on completion of your degree.

Existing ACCA students and affiliates will have the opportunity to attend a range of both student and member related events. From career development and PER (Practical Experience Requirements) workshops to technical updates and networking events, ACCA aims to provide you with events that provide professional and practical benefit.

Online support and resources, such as the Examiners Approach Videos and PER guidance video, provide an invaluable resource for the distance learner.

Find out more about online ACCA student support resources

Technical experts

ACCA has established a group of technical experts who provide commentary to the media and the wider business community on a host of topics, including:

  • Accountancy profession 
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial reporting
  • Insolvency
  • Money laundering
  • Non-financial reporting 
  • SME sector
  • Sustainability
  • Taxation

For further information about ACCA Australia & New Zealand, please contact the Australia & New Zealand office 

Last updated: 21 Jan 2014