Legislative Framework for Chattel Auctioneers, Chattel Valuers & Motor Dealers (July 2019)

A new piece of research, commissioned by the AVAA, outlines the legislative framework that currently applies to auctioneers, valuers and motor dealers around Australia solely in relation to chattel goods.

The research can be downloaded here.

The document is split into the following sections:

  1. Australian Consumer Law;
  2. Western Australia Legislative Framework;
  3. Queensland Legislative Framework;
  4. New South Wales Legislative Framework;
  5. Victorian Legislative Framework;
  6. South Australian Legislative Framework;
  7. Tasmanian Legislative Framework;
  8. Northern Territory Legislative Framework; and
  9. Australian Capital Territory Legislative Framework.

This summary document is not intended to be comprehensive nor does it constitute legal advice. The AVAA cannot guarantee that the content is current. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any of the content.

While a thorough breakdown of each state is detailed in the document, we have compiled the following summary.


Chattel Auctioneer ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Chattel Auctioneer Trust Account ✔️ ✔️
Motor Dealer ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Motor Dealer Trust Account ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Chattel Valuers


The detailed document can be downloaded here: AVAA RESEARCH- Legislative Framework for Auctioneers and Valuers.


For more information about this document please email natsec@avaa.com.au.