Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA)


They say: “… established as a not-for-profit organisation in 1960 to protect and advance the interests of investors. [It] has been successful in raising the standard of corporate governance in Australian companies. [It] continues to press for improvements in transparency and accountability in… company performance, executive remuneration, treatment of minority shareholders, risk management and dividend policy. The ASA liaises extensively with other bodies such as regulators, lawmakers, industry groups and accounting bodies. [It]… ¬†represents its members’ views on a number of accounting and financial industry bodies… and is also conducting very cost-effective adult education workshops aimed at improving members’ financial literacy.”