Association of Accounting Technicians

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Australia is the longest standing association for bookkeepers in the country. AAT boast a proud tradition of supporting bookkeepers and accounting technicians and are constitutionally supported by the three main accounting bodies in Australia, the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and CPA Australia. AAT Australia was one of the first professional associations recognised by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) as a BAS Agent association under the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009 (TASR), being admitted on the 5th May 2010.

AB Phillips provide AAT HR Advice and AAT Insure to Members of the AAT.

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AAT Insure

AAT Insure Professional Indemnity insurance is competitively priced and provides broad cover that exceeds the requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board.

  • 14 months cover for the price of 12

  • Nil excess

  • Two automatic reinstatements of the policy limit

  • Unlimited retroactive cover date

  • Automatic upgrade of Professional Indemnity limit to $1,000,000 at no extra cost

  • Personalised service from our specialist in-house team

  • Fast turnaround times on you quotes

  • Expert claims handling

You can reduce your risk exposure by securing cover for:

  • Negligence. Claims arising from you or your staff giving incorrect advice or making a mistake in your work.

  • Civil liability. Claims arising because of your business activity for a client.

  • Infringement of intellectual property rights. Claims arising as a result of breach of copyright or trademark.

  • Client documents. Cover for client documents that are lost, stolen or damaged whilst in your care, custody or control, including data.

  • Losses from dishonesty. Claims for losses as a result of dishonest conduct by a director, employee or self-employed freelancer contracted to you and under your supervision.

Contact AAT Insure today for a quick quote on 1300 242 136 or email  or complete an application form here .

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AAT HR Advice powered by AB Phillips

AB Phillips provide real-world, practical, compliant and expert HR advice to registered AAT subscribers to assist them with the human relations aspects of their business.

Registered AAT subscribers can contact AAT HR Advice powered by AB Phillips to get expert advice on a range of HR related issues including:

  • Fair Work Act 2009

  • National Employment Standards - NES

  • Modern Awards/Award Interpretation

  • Leave Entitlements

  • Grievance and Disputes

  • Absenteeism

  • Performance Management

  • Disciplinary Action

  • Dismissals/Terminiations

  • Bullying, Harassment, Discrimination

What are the benefits of subscribing to AAT HR Advice?

  • The ability to provide your clients with a cost effective HR advice service

  • Local Australian based team and knowledge

  • Increased productivity – you feel confident and supported

  • Mitigated commercial risk

  • Certainty, surety and confidence in dealing with people matters 

  • Greater level of specialist knowledge

  • Flexible service - real time and responsive support

  • Ability to deal with issues as they arise and - “nip them in the bud”

  • Quality, practical, contemporary and reliable advice from experienced Practitioners

How much does the service cost?

Your investment in an annual subscription to the AAT HR Advice service powered by AB Phillips is only $250.00 inc GST for AAT voting members, or $440.00 inc GST for non-members.

Bring reassurance to your bookkeeping practice that you have the backing of qualified and highly experienced HR professionals to support the requirements of your clients and subscribe here.

Already registered?

To access AAT HR Advice, registered subscribers can call 1300 208 828 or email

Terms and Conditions

Upon registering you agree to the Terms and Conditions of the AAT HR Advice service powered by AB Phillips. To review these terms and conditions go to

AAT Insure powered by AB Phillips is the insurance provider of choice for AAT Members. AAT Insure provides high-quality, competitive insurance products tailored specifically to the needs of professional bookkeepers.


More information

For more information on AAT please visit