On Monday 7th March 2022, AIBS officially signed on as a Member of Standards Australia.
About Standards Australia
Standards Australia is an independent, non-government, not for profit organisation. It is the nation’s peak non-government standards development organisation. The work of Standards Australia and its contributors from industry, government and the consumer sector enhances the nation’s economic efficiency, international competitiveness and contributes to a safe and sustainable environment for all Australians. Standards Australia Limited is a company limited by guarantee and registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. As a company limited by guarantee Standards Australia Limited has non-financial Members rather than shareholders.
AIBS & Standards Australia Objectives
The values of Standards Australia set out above are compatible with those of AIBS. Standards Australia’s Members are drawn from bodies and organisations involved in the development and use of standards; and who have an interest in the outcomes of Standards Australia’s activities generally. The common objectives from participation of other Members of Standards Australia are also compatible with AIBS’s objectives.
Who can be a member
AIBS is one of 82 organisations who are Members of Standards Australia meeting narrow membership criteria. AIBS’s membership comes from a history of contribution and a capacity to support and enhance the work of Standards Australia among other matters considered by the Board of Standards Australia.
Benefits to AIBS members
AIBS membership is your signal to industry, regulators and the public that you are a professional building surveyor. Membership of Standards Australia confirms that AIBS is the peak body representing the interests of the building surveying profession in Australia, which also actively participates in the governance of the peak body responsible for the development of technical standards which support Australia’s economic future.
Membership with Standards Australia elevates AIBS’s long standing role as a Nominating Organisation supporting Standards Committees through provision of representatives of the building surveying profession. AIBS can now more actively contribute to the success of Standards Australia to the benefit of members and the community.
AIBS’s Membership of Standards Australia further demonstrates the value of AIBS membership to the community, industry and regulators, augmenting your trusted practitioner status.