Policy

Trustees

On 1 March 2012 the Financial Services Council (FSC) welcomed the Trustee Corporations Association members as Full Members of the FSC under the Trustee Services policy area. Eight Private Licensed Trustee Companies and eight Public Trustees are representing Trustees at the FSC. 

The Trustee Corporations Association was formed in 1947 and has served as the peak representative body for the trustee corporations industry in Australia. Its main objectives have been to:

  • Represent and advance the interests of member statutory trustee corporations with government, regulators and the wider public.
  • Serve as a forum for discussion on matters of mutual interest to members.
  • Ensure that an adequate training program in the Personal Trust field is available to members. 
  • Provide centralised services for members, including maintenance of industry data.

The Trustee Services Policy area will continue to be represented by industry leaders under a Trustee Services Board Committee. Under that Board Committee there are (currently) five working groups:

  • Estate Planning & Management
  • Education
  • Taxation
  • Regulatory Policy
  • Corporate Trusts

Our Trustee Services Members will continue to represent Australia's trustee corporations industry and comprise all of the Public Trustees and most of the private trustee companies.

Statutory trustee corporations have been prudently managing Australians' financial and personal affairs since the late 1800s.

Today, our Trustee Services Members provide a comprehensive range of services to millions of individual, family, and corporate clients, involving over $500 billion of assets.

Members

For a list of all Trustee Services Members click here

Trustee Corporations Association of New Zealand - maintaining the relationship

The FSC and the Trustee Services Board Committee will maintain a close working relationship with the affiliated Trustee Corporations Association of New Zealand.

Education

For information on the education program partnership with UWS please click here.

Fact sheets

We have provided a list of fact sheets about the Trustee Services industry and our Members for you. Click here to visit the page. 

Legislation

For information on the legislation governing Trustee Members click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

For a list of the ten most frequently asked questions click here

Contact us

Contact Eve Brown - Senior Policy Manager, Trustee
Email trusteeinfo@fsc.org.au
Telephone (02) 9299 3022
Fax (02) 9299 3198
Address Level 24, 44 Market Street, Sydney NSW 2000

 

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