Australian Society of Accountants
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Civic heraldry of Australia
AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTANTS
Incorporated into : 1990 Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants, since 2000 CPA Australia
Arms : Azure, a Fess enhanced and in base a Pale Argent, over all a representation of the Southern Cross counterchanged.
Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours, five Books erect proper.
The arms were officially granted on September 1, 1958.
The T formed by the fess and pale represents a double-sided account, and thus double entry book-keeping. The Southern Cross, and the books in the Crest, are symbols for Australia and accountancy.
Literature : Low, 1971