Corporate Governance

ASC is a proprietary company limited by shares registered under the Corporations Act and is subject to the Public, Governance Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (Cth). All the shares issued in the capital of ASC are owned by the Minister for Finance.

ASC has adopted a corporate governance protocol which establishes charters for the:

Code of conduct

Our Code of Conduct articulates the high standards of honesty, integrity, ethical and law abiding behaviour expected of ASC's directors, employees and contractors.  The Code is underpinned by our PRIDE values of Protect, Respect, Integrity, Discipline and Excellence and operates in conjunction with ASC's policies and procedures.

Honesty and Integrity

To be successful it is critical that ASC has the respect and trust of its employees, customers, suppliers and shareholder.

Management of Conflicts of Interest

Appropriate management of conflicts of interest will ensure ASC's reputation is maintained and enhanced.


Respecting the confidentiality of information is vital to ensuring the integrity of ASC's business and the trust of our stakeholders.

Legal and Policy Compliance

Compliance with laws and policies ensure ASC is a good corporate citizen, role model, service provider and employer.


A respectful work environment will enable everyone to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Responsible use of ASC resources

ASC's resources and assets must be used appropriately to improve our customer delivery and enhance ASC's success.

Whistleblower Protection Program

ASC is committed to being a good corporate citizen, role model, service provider and employer. It is committed to creating and maintaining an open working environment in which all ASC personnel, and ASC contractors and their personnel, are able to disclose concerns about potential wrongdoing or maladministration.

It makes no difference whether the individual is a casual, part-time or full-time worker.

ASC’s Code of Conduct encourages ASC personnel to speak up to co-workers or ASC management if they become aware of breaches of laws or ASC policies, or unethical behaviour, with a view to championing the values of lawfulness, compliance, integrity and ethics.

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