The Australian Valuers Institute
The Australian Valuers Institute was founded in 1938 and is the only Australian based industry body which solely represents valuers. Our Institute aims to uphold the ethical standards of the valuation profession through ensuring that our members render service to their clients with integrity, honor and professionalism whilst acting impartially, objectively and in adherence with the International Valuation Standards when providing independent advice.
The AVI’s main functions are:
- The AVI’s aim is to foster professional excellence in its membership through education, accreditation, publication and other services with an emphasis on professional ethics to protect the public;
- Establishes and maintains principles of valuation practice and a code of ethics for the guidance of our members;
- Provides valuation education to practicing valuers;
- Awards professional designations to qualified members;
- Strives for universal recognition that members are objective, unbiased valuers and consultants of values;
- Promotes the exchange of ideas and experiences among members;
- Helps the public and professionals find an AVI valuer who would be best suited to their needs
The AVI which is associated with the highest level of professionalism is a dynamic association that is simply unmatched in the field of valuation services. AVI valuers work with private and public partners to reflect the highest industry standards. All of our members are required to be certified according to the highest professional standards.
The AVI has long facilitated the appointment of qualified Certified Professional Valuers and Retail Specialist Valuers in commercial lease rental determinations, rental disputes, rent reviews and a multitude of other areas of valuation. This includes office spaces, industrial units, workshops and warehouses, retail shops (whether they are within a shopping centre or not), storage sheds, working yards, other non-residential property and business valuations.
Current Board Members:
- Paul Waterhouse (Chairman)
- Madura Perera
- Patrick Anderson
- Michel Hermiz
- Vincent Romeo
- Anthony Marchese