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Annual General Meeting 2021

Posted on 25/10/2021
NOTICE is hereby given that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF BUILDING SURVEYORS will be held at 3:00pm (AEDT) on Thursday 18 November 2021. The event will be held virtually.

Building Regulations 2021 – Consultation Process Failure QLD

Posted on 6/09/2021
On 9 March 2020, AIBS met with key members of the Housing and Public Works Policy Team to discuss work that had commenced on a ‘Building Regulation Review’ project.

AIBS Professional Standards Scheme Commencement in Victoria

Posted on 6/09/2021
The Board of AIBS is proud to announce the commencement of the AIBS Professional Standards Scheme (PSS) for Building Surveyors in Victoria on 1st September 2021.

Continued Reduction in CPD Points

Posted on 6/09/2021
Given the ongoing disruption and restrictions in various jurisdictions due to COVID-19, at their Board meeting held on 12 August 2021, a continued reduction in CPD points was approved to assist members during this challenging period.

The AIBS Professional Standards Scheme for Building Surveyors

Posted on 8/07/2021
The AIBS Professional Standards Scheme for Building Surveyors has now been gazetted by the NSW Government and the South Australian government.

Automatic Mutual Recognition Scheme

Posted on 5/07/2021
The Commonwealth Parliament passed the Mutual Recognition Amendment Bill 2021 (the Bill) and the AMR scheme was implemented in NSW, Victoria, ACT and NT on 1 July 2021.

Queensland COVID-19 Restrictions

Posted on 30/06/2021
Yesterday the Queensland government issued the restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings Direction (No. 21) aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19.

RE: Perth / Peel Region COVID-19 Restrictions

Posted on 30/06/2021
The State of Emergency and Public Health State of Emergency declarations issued on 28 June 2021 have been updated with respect to the definition of Essential Workers.

Perth / Peel Region COVID-19 Restrictions

Posted on 29/06/2021
As you may have heard already, overnight the West Australian government has issued a health direction aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19

Professional Standards Scheme Presentation to AIBS

Posted on 25/06/2021
A story was posted today on the Professional Standards Council website congratulating Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) on our first Professional Standards Scheme.

Board Communique 24 June 2021

Posted on 25/06/2021
Please click here to view a Communique containing important information around the AIBS Professional Standards Scheme for Building Surveyors on behalf of the Board of AIBS.

Update on Greater Brisbane Area Three-Day Lockdown

Posted on 30/03/2021
For the information of members on the recent three-day lockdown, please find below, extract of communication received from the Department of Energy and Public Works.

International Womens Day

Posted on 10/03/2021

Message from the VBA Regarding Current Restrictions

Posted on 16/02/2021
The Victorian Government has announced that from 11:59pm Friday 13 February Victoria will move to Stage 4 restrictions for five days.

PI Insurance Survey - Victoria

Posted on 16/02/2021
AIBS would encourage members to participate in this survey to ensure the data collected on this issue is thorough.

Nominations Open for Don Drummond Emerging Building Surveyor Award 2021

Posted on 16/02/2021
Nominations are now open for the QLD/NT Chapter Don Drummond Emerging Building Surveyor Award 2021

AIBS Supports Victorian Government Women Building Surveying Program

Posted on 21/01/2021
AIBS welcomes the Women Building Surveyors Program announced this week by the Vic State Government.

New Women Building Surveyors Program for Victoria

Posted on 22/12/2020
AIBS welcomes the recent announcement of the Women Building Surveyors Program by the VIC Government.

Annual General Meeting 2020

Posted on 19/11/2020