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+10:00October 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+10:00September 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+10:00September 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+10:00August 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+10:00August 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+10:00August 21st, 2019|Announcements, Industry Resources, Legislation|

New Banking Code of Practice – are you compliant?

Are you compliant with the NEW Banking Code of Practice? Are you dealing with companies who are compliant? The latest version of The Banking Code of Practice is now in effect. The latest version includes the following: Chapter [...]

2019-08-08T10:50:43+10:00August 8th, 2019|Announcements, Legislation|

International Valuation Standards- New Edition

We are pleased to share with you the latest edition of the International Valuation Standards (IVS). The latest edition updates IVS 2017 and will become effective from 31 January 2020. Early adoption is being encouraged by the IVSC. [...]

2019-08-08T09:45:08+10:00August 8th, 2019|Announcements, Legislation|
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