###Update November 2019 - additional fields ###
From 21 November 2019, the dataset will be updated to include 7 new fields (see help file for details)
These fields are included in conjunction with the professional standards reforms for financial advisers. More information can be found on the ASIC website https://asic.gov.au/regulatory-resources/financial-services/professional-standards-for-financial-advisers-reforms/.
Note: For most advisers the new fields will be unpopulated on 21 November 2019. As advisers provide this data to ASIC it will appear in the dataset.
ASIC is Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator. ASIC contributes to Australia’s economic reputation and wellbeing by ensuring that Australia’s financial markets are fair and transparent, supported by confident and informed investors and consumers.
Australian Financial Services Licensees are required to keep the details of their financial advisers up to date on ASIC's Financial Advisers Register. Information contained in the register is made available to the public to search via ASIC's Moneysmart website.
Select data from the Financial Advisers Register will be uploaded each week to www.data.gov.au. The data made available will be a snapshot of the register at a point in time. Legislation prescribes the type of information ASIC is allowed to disclose to the public.
The information included in the downloadable dataset is:
Additional information about financial advisers can be found via [ASIC's website] (http://www.asic.gov.au/ "ASIC's website"). Accessing some information may attract a fee.
More information about searching [ASIC's registers] (http://www.asic.gov.au/online-services/search-asics-registers/ "ASIC's registers").