To all members and supporters of ASSA

At the AGM of the Australasian Shared Services Association (ASSA) held on 15th Nov 2018 it was agreed by a unanimous vote to wind up the association. This process will commence immediately.

Events scheduled for the remainder of this calendar year will continue as planned.

The Board would like to thank all those members, guests and sponsors who have supported ASSA since its formation in 2001. We have appreciated your interest and enthusiasm to help us achieve our vision of "sharing insight and knowledge in the Shared Services industry".

As a result, the following will apply to memberships:

  • No new memberships will be accepted from 15th Nov 2018
  • No renewals will be issued/accepted from the 15th Nov 2018
  • For those wishing to seek a pro-rata reimbursement of their memberships, please send an email request including bank account details to

Australasian Shared Services Association (ASSA)

ASSA is a not-for-profit organisation run by shared services professionals, for shared services professionals.

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Become a Corporate or Professional Member of ASSA. Unlimited access, and discounts, to ASSA networking events, participation in benchmarking studies, access to all ASSA studies, knowledge library access, events discounts, support services, and more.

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ASSA Events

View and sign up to the various Events we hold across the year, from networking breakfasts, lunches, site visits, workshops, keynote speakers and Christmas get-togethers.

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Resource Library

ASSA’s memberships benefits include access to a comprehensive knowledge library with up-to-date articles and resources on shared services. Below you’ll find examples of shared services news items.

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Independent Board Member

The Australasian Shared Services Association (ASSA) is looking for an Independent Board member to join and help continue to grow our association.

Our Board consists principally of Shared Services professionals principally from Finance and HR backgrounds as well as having representatives from the consulting profession.

We are looking for an independent board member with a background in marketing, communications and brand management as well as experience in a not for profit membership based organisation.

If you are interested in potentially joining our Board, please contact the Chairperson, Neil Padley on 0435 963 282.


The Australasian Shared Services Association (ASSA) is a professional industry membership association committed to sharing Shared Services knowledge, experience and insight.

ASSA is a not-for-profit organisation run by shared services professionals, for shared services professionals. We welcome members from both public and private sector organisations, irrespective of the size of your business.

Our Strategic Intent is focused on “Bringing Shared Services Professionals together”.

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