The Stockbrokers And Financial Advisers Association (SAFAA) is the peak body for the stockbroking and financial advisory industry in Australia.
The Associaiton has both Principal and Practitioner Members.
Principal Members are Market Participants, and include leading retail and institutional stockbroking and financial advisory firms and investment banks.
Principal Members provide equity capital to Australian businesses.
Practitioner Members comprise those employed in the stockbroking and financial advisory industry. Individuals can be Master Members (MSAFAA), or Members (MeSAFAA). Many are employed by the Association's Principal Members.
Persons employed in ancillary industries, such as exchanges, regulators, or legal and accounting firms are eligible for Affiliate Membership (AfSAFAA).
Principal Members rely on SAFAA for its policy and advocacy skills.
Practitioner Members turn to SAFAA for specialist education and training, and to work with their peers in resolving industry issues.
The Association strives to ensure ethical, efficient and stable listed equity and debt markets.