From 1 July 2013 SMSF auditors will have to be registered with ASIC.
In the current 2012 tax return is a place to add this auditor number. It is only from this 1 July 2013 that we can add a number in there. The new registration process with ASIC opens on 31 January 2013. There is a new ASIC website setting out the new rules on auditors. To view this page, click here.
Note that Superannuation Warehouse use auditors that will abide by these new rules.