CPA Australia is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified members to join the following Centres of Excellence (CoE). Expressions of interest are invited from members with the skills, interests and backgrounds identified below. 

More information about our CoEs can be found below this notice.

Retirement savings 

Multiple vacancies

Seeking a mix of members with strong knowledge and experience in any of the following areas:

  • retirement savings policy 
  • self-managed superannuation funds
  • APRA funds (retail, industry, corporate or public sector) as trustees or in administration, accounting, or investments 
  • financial advice (institutional and independent) 
  • retirement income streams and pensions
  • SMSF audit. 


Multiple vacancies

Seeking a mix of members with strong tax policy, tax law, or tax administration knowledge and experience.

To request a nomination form, contact

Our Centres of Excellence

CPA Australia has four Centres of Excellence (CoE) comprised of members with special expertise in core areas.

Areas of expertise 


They provide thought leadership, highlight and explore issues and trends likely to affect members and the profession, and support CPA Australia in developing and shaping policy on these issues and have an international and regional focus.
  • Provide guidance on policy and issues
  • Identify issues relevant to the profession in a timely and effective way
  • Provide advice on legislation requiring response or comment
  • Provide input and feedback on policy responses
  • Provide thought leadership
  • Address issues which impact the profession, focusing on changes in the wider economic environment are a strategic sounding board for management
  • Provide input on proposed CPA Australia products


Members are selected from:

  • small-to-medium sized enterprises
  • corporate sector
  • public sector
  • public practice
  • business advisers and consultants
  • academia
  • not-for-profit organisations.

Membership tenure is for two years, after which a member can be renominated. Interested members of CPA Australia are invited to nominate for membership of the CoE and are appointed by the CEO or their delegate.