CFA Societies Australia based in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth are associations of local investment professionals engaged in a wide variety of roles, including corporate finance, portfolio management, security analysis and investment advice. The CFA Societies’ mission is to enhance the reputation of the CFA designation in Australia by promoting ethics, integrity and professional excellence; and to improve the competency and standards of the investment profession in Australia. With almost 3,000 local CFA Society members across Australia, they aim to increase local public awareness of the CFA® Program and add value to its members by providing exceptional programs and educational events, professional development opportunities, career development, placement, networking and social activities.