Who we are


The Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association (SAFAA) is the is the professional body for the stockbroking and investment advice industry in Australia.

SAFAA has both Principal and Practitioner Members.

Principal Members are Market Participants and Advisory firms which provide securities and investment advice, execution services and equity capital-raising for Australian investors, both retail and wholesale, and for businesses.

Practitioner Members are suitably qualified professionals who are employed in the securities and derivatives industry.

We represent 8,000 brokers and financial advisers. Being a member is the ideal way to expand your network, build on your skills and uphold high standards in the industry.

We promote high standards, skills and knowledge of securities and investment advisory professionals. Our mission is to:

  • advocate for ethical, efficient and stable, listed equity and debt markets in Australia
  • provide practitioner-led professional development for members and university-accredited education for the profession.

We also provide Code Monitoring for tax financial advisers as an accredited tax (financial) adviser Association for the purposes of the Tax Agent Services Act (TASA).