Insurance Business
  • Acumen Alliance - A member of the Oakton Group
    Phone (03) 9650 9511
    Fax (03) 9650 1611
      Our expertise and experience as a provider of a wide range of independent, objective governance and internal audit consulting services can help you add value and improve your organisation's operations. With many Certified Internal Auditors, Certified Information Systems Auditors, MICDs and Chartered Accountants on staff, we can augment your Internal Audit operations, provide peer reviews, conduct complex risk management assignments, and advise boards. We offer the following services: Audits * Compliance Audit * Performance Audit * IT Audit * Probity Audit * Risk Management * Business Continuity Management * Disaster Recovery Planning * Integrity and Ethics IT Security & Testing * IT Security * IT Testing * SNARE
  • Apis Consulting Group
    Phone 03 9602 3206
    Fax 03 9670 6012
      Integrity, honesty and service excellence Apis Consulting Group is a provider of specialist professional services. Working closely with our clients, we are able to deliver the best outcomes from expected or unexpected change in the workplace. Our highly experienced team can define problems and provide timely and pragmatic solutions. We can then back it up by delivering business change, if required. Through our consulting and contracting services we have the people, the skills and the experience to achieve true ‘prosperity of change’. We have a solid track record in public and commercial organisations, nationally and internationally. Working with you to improve your organisation’s capability We understand what it takes for you to design, deliver and sustain high quality systems and services. It involves more than just getting technology right – it’s about the right policy and processes, the right people, the right tools and, most critically, the right balance. Service Offerings Apis specialises in delivering services across the following complementary service lines: · Management and Implementation · Procurement, Tendering and Contracting · Human Capital · Communication and Media · Strategy, Risk and Crisis · Event Management · Apis Contracting Capabilities We believe that true change within an organisation can only occur when all capabilities are considered: · people · systems · policies and procedures · structures · tools Identifying the appropriate balance is the challenge – we can help you with that. People Our focus is on getting you the best people for the job. We use an integrated employee/contractor model to ensure you have the widest choice of high quality personnel through the most appropriate engagement model. Our people are supported by a strong corporate knowledge base and quality assurance framework. We are vendor independent – we don’t develop and sell products, nor do we have commercial relationships with vendors. This means we offer you completely independent, unbiased advice, underpinned by industry ‘better practice’. Apis has the solutions to assist you achieve long-lasting change. We are proud to offer you our Integrated Delivery Model to help get the balance right.
  • Associations Forum Pty Ltd
    Phone 02 9904 8200
    Fax 02 9411 8585
  • Australasian Compliance Institute
    Phone +61 2 9290 1788
    Fax +61 2 9262 3311
      ACI is the peak industry body for the integration of compliance, ethics, governance and risk management into organisational practice and the certifying authority for the compliance profession. ACI is the industry thought leader actively researching problems and developing solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of compliance practice. ACI’s mission is to lead the development of organisational integrity and trust. Our core activities are: * Engaging with government to encourage balanced and pragmatic regulation * Sharing our compliance knowledge and experience to assist members' organisations in effectively addressing market and community expectations * Developing critical competencies for compliance professionals with our highly respected accreditation program * Representing members with a clear and informed voice on the emerging challenges impacting our profession. We achieve our goals by working co-operatively and through constructive engagement, rather than through conflict and “lobbying”. All our actions are informed by our Code of Ethics and our Core Values which are: * Leadership * Courage * Integrity * Excellence * Teamwork ACI welcomes members from diverse backgrounds and functions, whether directly working in compliance, or those who have a “need to know more”. Join on line at , or call the ACI office on +61 2 9290 1788.
  • Australian & New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF)
    Phone 03 9613 7200
    Fax 03 9642 4166
      The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance is the leading education and membership provider for the insurance and finance industries. The Institute has a wide range of membership, education and training products for the risk market.
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
    Phone (02) 8248 6600
    Fax (02) 8248 6633
  • Australian Institute of Professional Investigators
    Phone 1300 657 124
      Commencing in Victoria in 1995 AIPI has established itself as the peak body representing Professional Investigators in Australia. With Chapters in each of the mainland Australian states and an active membership of over 250 Australia wide. The AIPI provides a range of benefits and services to our members including discounted insurance rates, Qantas Club membership and more.
  • Australian Risk Policy Institute
    Phone 0414 974 080
      ARPI is the peak national body focusing on risk policy across society and comprises senior professionals from many disciplines including legal, accounting, economic, company directors, company secretaries, risk managers, auditors, compliance managers, governance and more.
  • Biometrics Institute Ltd
    Phone 02 9431 8688
      The Biometrics Institute is an independent not-for-profit membership organisation, founded in October 2001 in Australia with funding from the Australian government. The mission of the Biometrics Institute is to be a forum for biometric users and other interested parties and to facilitate the responsible use of biometrics. Its primary members are government and business users of biometric services and products, with other membership categories for vendors. To date we have over 120 member organisations in the public and private sector from Australia, New Zealand and some overseas organisations. It has developed a Privacy Code which now forms part of the Australian Privacy Legislation and is currently working on a Biometric Vulnerability Assessment Methodology. Both projects are Australian government funded. Email: Web:
  • Business Continuity Institute
    Phone (02) 9269 4275
    Fax (02) 9269 2211
      The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 to provide opportunities to obtain guidance and support from fellow professionals. The Institute provides an internationally recognised status in relation to the individuals experience as a continuity practitioner. The BCI currently has over 3,000 members in 75+ countries. The wider role of the BCI is to promote the highest standards of professional competence and commercial ethics in the provision and maintenance of Business Continuity Management. The Aims and Objectives of the BCI are primarily to promote the art and science of business continuity management as well as defining, initiating, evaluating and communicating BCM thinking standards and good practice. The BCI Representative for Australia is Bill Hannan and may be contacted at 02 9269 4275 or Most States in Australia also have a BCI State Representatives and information about local forums can be found Full information on the BCI including joining instructions is at
  • Chartered Secretaries Australia
    Phone (02) 9223 5744
    Fax (02) 9232 7174
      Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) is the peak professional body delivering accredited education and the most practical and authoritative training and information on governance, as well as thought leadership in the field. We are an independent, widely-respected influencer of governance thinking and behaviour in Australia and an expert commentator on issues affecting governance and legislation.
  • Continuity Forum Pty Ltd
    Phone 02 9415 4180
    Fax 02 9411 8585
      Continuity Forum is an active membership body of organisations that share an interest in seeing that their business continuity and disaster recovery plans are resilient and continually reviewed.
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  • Institute of Actuaries
    Phone +61 2 9233 3466
    Fax +61 2 9233 3446
  • Institute of Internal Auditors - Australia
    Phone +61 2 9267 9155
    Fax +61 2 9264 9240
      The Institute of Internal Auditors-Australia is the primary body in Australia representing, promoting and developing the professional practice of internal auditing in all its forms. Internal Auditing is defined as an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organisation's operations, which can help an organisation accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
  • ISACA Canberra Chapter
    Phone 02 6230 1997
      ISACA got its start in 1967, when a small group of individuals with similar jobsauditing controls in the computer systems that were becoming increasingly critical to the operations of their organizationssat down to discuss the need for a centralized source of information and guidance in the field. In 1969, the group formalized, incorporating as the EDP Auditors Association. In 1976 the association formed an education foundation to undertake large-scale research efforts to expand the knowledge and value of the IT governance and control field. Today, ISACAs membershipmore than 86,000 strong worldwideis characterized by its diversity. Members live and work in more than 160 countries and cover a variety of professional IT-related positionsto name just a few, IS auditor, consultant, educator, IS security professional, regulator, chief information officer and internal auditor. Some are new to the field, others are at middle management levels and still others are in the most senior ranks. They work in nearly all industry categories, including financial and banking, public accounting, government and the public sector, utilities and manufacturing. This diversity enables members to learn from each other, and exchange widely divergent viewpoints on a variety of professional topics. It has long been considered one of ISACAs strengths. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves. In Canberra, we have over 200 members representing the government and private sectors in IT auditing, IT governance and IT security.
  • Records Management Association of Australasia
    Phone 07 3210 2171
    Fax 07 3210 2171
      The Records Management Association of Australasia is the peak professional body representing records management and information management professionals. Established in 1969 and known commonly as RMAA it leads the direction and fosters growth of the records management profession through a range of initiatives aimed at building the capability of the profession and increasing public awareness of the industry and its importance. Through its international affiliations and its close associations with industry and academia, RMAA ensures that its members are given access to opportunities to learn, grow and develop as professionals through a soundly-based professional recognition framework. The RMAA vision recognises the changing requirements of business against a background of considerable economic challenge. It also acknowledges the continuing opportunity for the records management profession to actively contribute specialist knowledge for the delivery of records and information management solutions to business. The annual RMAA International convention presents practitioners with solutions and the practical know-how to contribute to real business results as does the RMAA’s publication InfoRMAA Quarterly, its National Roadshow and many Branch events held every year throughout Australia and New Zealand. See for further information, or contact our office on Ph (07) 3210 2171.
  • Risk Management Association Inc.
    Phone 61 2 9431 8689
    Fax 61 2 9431 8677
      The Risk Management Association is a professional association dedicated to advancing the use of sound risk principles, in an enterprise approach to risk management. As such, the RMA exists to benefit professionals and institutions engaged in Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Market Risk and Compliance Risk. Globally, the RMA represents approximately 3,000 banking and finance institutions and has over 18,000 individual members in numerous locations across the US, Canada, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. RMA Australia Members can download past and present editions of the RMA Journal from the RMA HQ website. RMA Australia is governed and operated as an independent chapter representing members at a national level. An authoritative local voice in the global risk management community, the RMA is the premier association for risk management professionals in the Australian financial services market.
  • Risk Management Institution of Australasia Limited
    Phone 03 8341 1000
    Fax 03 9347 5575
      Our Destination RMIA is acknowledged by government, industry and the community as a strong, growing and vibrant Centre of Excellence that enhances members capability to maximise opportunity. Our Purpose Maximise members’ career opportunities by championing the management of risk. Strategic Objectives To be recognised as the primary reference point for knowledge on the management of risk. To constantly improve the capability of members to do things smarter. To drive excellence in the management of risk. To successfully maintain RMIA’s role in the development and maintenance of risk management standards. Improve government, industry and community understanding of the management of risk.
  • Standards Australia
    Phone 02 8206 6576
      Standards Australia is recognized by the government as Australia’s peak standards body. It develops Australian Standards® of public benefit and national interest and supports excellence in design and innovation.
  • The Resolution Centre
    Phone 1300 554 381
    Fax 02 8915 1629
      The Resolution Centre offers commercail and workplace conflict prevention consultancy and dispute resolution services to businesses and individuals through mediation, grievance investigation, grievance management and resolution and tailored training programs. The Resolution Centre can be appointed as an organisations “dispute resolution provider”, can act in one off cases of conflict eg: workplace politics, and/or be engaged for ongoing and large volume complaints and conflict management.
  • The Society of Anti Money Laundering Porfessionals
    Phone 00 603 2078 91 52
      The Society of Anti Money Laundering Professionals It is a unique global platform for those engaged in detecting and deterring financial crime, money laundering and counter terrorist Applicants and candidates range from senior government officers, through compliance officers, regulators and risk managers and internal auditors in financial services businesses right around the world and right across the twin spectra of size and nature of business.