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Industry supervision

APRA supervises Australia’s banks, building societies and credit unions (authorised deposit-taking institutions), life and general insurance and reinsurance companies, private health insurers, friendly societies and superannuation funds (excluding self-managed funds). After an institution is licensed by APRA it is subject to ongoing supervision to ensure it is managing risks and meeting prudential requirements, and to identify those institutions that are unable or unwilling to do so.
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Supervision blueprint

APRA's strategic direction for prudential supervision.

Policy

APRA's policy approach, including planned policy initiatives.

Resolution

APRA's resolution approach, including information on the Financial Claims Scheme.

PAIRS and SOARS

Supervisory tools are the centrepiece of APRA’s risk-based approach to supervision: