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Become a Member2019-05-29T16:15:00+00:00

JOIN THE AVAA

Membership to the AVAA ensures an industry recognised level of professionalism where AVAA members are committed to providing the highest levels of integrity and expertise in their dealings with clients.

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MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

The AVAA has various membership categories to cater for the diverse skills and needs of our members, including corporate, valuer, auctioneer, valuer & auctioneer and associate. We have a category suited to you and your business needs.

Membership Categories

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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.

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.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Membership is open to:

  • Auctioneers of goods, chattels, plant and equipment, fine art and antiques
  • Valuers of goods, chattels, plant and equipment, fine art and antiques
  • Corporations in the auctioneering and valuation industries
  • Individuals working for auction and/or valuation businesses or within associated industries

Please refer to Membership Categories page for further information.

Membership fees:

For all members there is an initial, one-off entrance fee payable on approval of membership to the Association, and an annual subscription fee for each year (payable pro-rata for the first year).   Fees cover the calendar year from 1 January to 31 December and membership is renewed subject to payment of fees, evidence of Professional Indemnity insurance (except for Associate Members) and provision of Trust Account audit certificate for Auctioneer members.

Annual membership subscription fees (2019):

  • Corporate Member – please contact AVAA for rates
  • Certified Practicing Auctioneer Member $550 + GST
  • Certified Practicing Valuer Member $550 + GST
  • Certified Practicing Auctioneer/Valuer $750 + GST
  • Associate Member $370 + GST
  • Joining Fee $375 + GST (one off)

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Membership is open to:

  • Auctioneers of goods, chattels, plant and equipment, fine art and antiques
  • Valuers of goods, chattels, plant and equipment, fine art and antiques
  • Corporations in the auctioneering and valuation industries
  • Individuals working for auction and/or valuation businesses or within associated industries

Please refer to Membership Categories page for further information.

Membership fees:

For all members there is an initial, one-off entrance fee payable on approval of membership to the Association, and an annual subscription fee for each year (payable pro-rata for the first year).   Fees cover the calendar year from 1 January to 31 December and membership is renewed subject to payment of fees, evidence of Professional Indemnity insurance (except for Associate Members) and provision of Trust Account audit certificate for Auctioneer members.

Annual membership subscription fees (2019):

  • Corporate Member – please contact AVAA for rates
  • Certified Practicing Auctioneer Member $550 + GST
  • Certified Practicing Valuer Member $550 + GST
  • Certified Practicing Auctioneer/Valuer $750 + GST
  • Associate Member $370 + GST
  • Joining Fee $375 + GST (one off)

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