In 1928, the beginnings were laid for the International Accountants Corporation and Bookkeepers Institute of Australasia. This was followed in a few years by the International Institute of Accountants. This was an ambitious move to internationalize the professional accounting organizations of the world from Australia.
Gavens, John J. and Gibson, Robert W.
"Australian attempt to internationalize accounting professional organizations,"
Accounting Historians Journal: Vol. 19
, Article 4.
Available at: https://egrove.olemiss.edu/aah_journal/vol19/iss2/4