Practising in Australia

If you're already working in public practice, these resources will guide you as you establish your own practice. Be clear about what you want your firm to achieve and be aware of how an operating structure is affected by regulations.

Learn about the pathways to public practice in Australia

Licence and registration requirements

Business planning 

Australian state and federal governments provide business owners with various complimentary business plan templates. Explore some of these templates at and

Library resources

The following titles are available for members to borrow from the CPA Australia library. You’ll need an online account with us to access these resources.

Get your public practice certificate

If you’re considering entering public practice, find out more about your pathways to attain a CPA Australia public practice certificate to practice in Australia, and the related fees