JOINING THE AVAA
AVAA Certified Practising Auctioneers & AVAA Certified Practising Valuers
The AVAA was formed in 1953 and is the only association for both auctioneers and valuers.
The AVAA is an industry based, self-governing body who are affiliated with international standards providers USPAP and IVS.
The Auctioneers and Valuers Association of Australia (AVAA) is governed by a Constitution ratified by The Australian Securities and Investments Commission. All members are also bound by a Code of Ethics. Any member who breaches the AVAA’s Code of Ethics is liable to disciplinary action by the Association.
Voluntary membership comprises Corporations, Sole Traders, Auctioneer, Valuer, Associate and Life members. All categories of members must be practicing Auctioneers and/or Valuers. Members have required statutory levels of experience and are encouraged to pursue ongoing education.
Corporate and Sole Trader Auctioneer and Valuer members are required to hold Professional Indemnity Insurance and Corporate and Sole Trader Auctioneer members are required to maintain a Trust Account which is subject to an annual audit. An Audit Certificate has to be presented to the AVAA annually.
AVAA members are committed to providing the highest levels of professionalism in their dealings with clients.