COVID-19: AVAA Market Valuation Uncertainty Statement

27 March 2020, Dear AVAA Members, For valuers, the uncertainty which permeates all markets will inevitably lead to challenges, not just in terms of carrying out valuations and determining value, but also in the reporting of those values [...]

COVID-19: AVAA Australian Auctioneering Industry Protocol for COVID-19

26 March 2020, Dear AVAA Members, We hope you are remaining safe in these difficult times. The AVAA has been in contact with the Premiers office of each state and can confirm that we have received confirmation from [...]

COVID-19: AVAA message to members

25 March 2020, Dear AVAA Members, In this unprecedented time in Australia, and with restrictions being enforced and continuing uncertainty, we want to take the time to outline what the AVAA is doing and how we aim to [...]

EDUCATION: New courses and training opportunities now available

YOU SPOKE AND WE LISTENED. WE HAVE EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMING OUT OF OUR EARS! The AVAA are excited to launch a number of new courses and training opportunities, available to AVAA members and the wider industry. "We [...]

2019-11-08T12:03:56+00:00October 9th, 2019|Announcements, Education, Newsletters|

ARTICLE: The psychology behind an auction

" Nick Hunter experienced a moment of madness at a fine art auction, which prompted him to investigate the psychology behind it and how the auction industry has created an event uniquely set up to encourage very particular [...]

2019-11-08T12:04:06+00:00September 16th, 2019|Announcements, Education, Newsletters|

NEW COURSE – The Art of Auctioneering

The AVAA, in association with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA Corporate) unite to present a bespoke two-day Auctioneering Program. Aspiring auctioneers or those wanting to enhance their current skills will benefit from NIDA's unsurpassed training in [...]

2019-11-08T12:04:10+00:00September 16th, 2019|Announcements, Education, Newsletters|

Australia to ban local ivory and rhino horn trade

Australia has announced it will soon ban the domestic trade of ivory and rhino horn to curb "back-door" trading. The announcement came during a global summit of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild [...]

2019-08-28T10:31:12+00:00August 28th, 2019|Announcements, Governments, Legislation|

Queensland – Changes to motor vehicle laws

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 will come into effect on 1 September 2019. From this date, as motor dealers and chattel auctioneers you will need to provide a ‘class B’ statutory [...]

2019-08-26T11:52:40+00:00August 26th, 2019|Announcements, Legislation|

Understanding Valuation and Auction Compliance – ARITA Journal

AVAA President, Tim Slattery, penned a fantastic article in the July ARITA Journal, titled "Understanding Valuation and Auction Compliance. This comprehensive article highlights the risks associated with not using a compliant and ethically obliged auctioneer and valuer. Seller [...]

2019-11-08T12:00:52+00:00August 21st, 2019|Announcements, Industry Resources, Legislation|