About APRA


The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the Australian financial services industry.

It oversees Australia’s banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurers and reinsurance companies, life insurers, private health insurers, friendly societies and most members of the superannuation industry.

A career at APRA means that you will be helping to protect Australia’s financial future.

APRA’s Mandate and Vision

APRA’s mandate is to protect the Australian community by establishing and enforcing prudential standards and practices designed to ensure that, under all reasonable circumstances, financial promises made by institutions we supervise are met within a stable, efficient and competitive financial system.

APRA’s vision is to deliver a sound and resilient financial system, founded on excellence in prudential supervision.