Associations

Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association

Serving the HVAC industry since 1961 The Air Conditioning & Mechanical Contractors' Association represents businesses operating in the commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. Our members specialise in the design, fabrication, installation, repair and maintenance of air conditioning and ventilation systems, and perform a vital role in the health and wellbeing of the community by providing safe, healthy and productive spaces for people to live, work and play. To help our members do this, the AMCA provides a range of benefits and services aimed at ensuring our members can thrive in the competitive marketplace, including: Policy, advocacy, and ind... more

Aluminium Foil Insulation Association (AFIA)

The Aluminium Foil Insulation Association (AFIA) is the National Peak Body representing the majority of independent manufacturers of radiant barrier insulations and reflective foil laminates available in Australia. AFIA's specific objectives include: Communicating the performance and benefits of reflective foil insulation systems to the scientific community, the building industry and the broader public. Promoting the use of foil insulation systems as an insulation solution in the design of buildings in which it provides a permanent and continuous resistance against radiation and heat transfer. Working with State and Federal Governments to ensure that reflective foil insulation... more

Association of Accredited Certifiers

The Association of Accredited Certifiers (AAC) represents the interests of professionals actively participating in the certification of building and subdivision works in New South Wales. We exist to be a united alliance, providing practical support to Accredited Certifiers and representing their views in government and key industry forums. We promote the activities and services of Accredited Certifiers to the building and development industry and the public, as responsible, reliable and professional. We encourage the delivery of quality service and advice to customers and promote high standards of ethical and professional behaviour among members. We encourage AAC members to buil... more

Association of Australasian Acoustical Consultants

The Association of Australasian Acoustical Consultants (AAAC) is a not for profit peak body which represents the interests of its members in Australia and New Zealand.  Its objectives are to: input to standards and guidelines by having representatives on Standards Committees and opportunities to review state policies and guidelines develop our own guidelines, where they don’t exist or are not considered sufficient. provide educational material as part of an acoustics diploma run by UNSW encourage research and development programs across the industry encourage excellence in acoustics with industry awards Go to Website... more

Association of Consultants in Access Australia Inc. ACAA

ACAA is a national membership-based professional association for people working to achieve accessibility of the built environment for all. It is the peak national body for access consultancy in Australia and a major partner in advancing equity of built environmental accessibility for people with a disability. ACAA emerged from a national forum at ACROD House in Canberra in 1995. The forum, which was attended by representatives of government, disability service providers, disability consumer organisations, and industry, explored ways of advancing greater equity of built-environmental accessibility. The formation of ACAA was one of those ways. Since the Disability Discrimination ... more

ASSOCIATION OF CONSULTING ARCHITECTS

The ACA leads the discussion on business and employment matters in Australian architecture - we provide timely advice, information and resources; promote debate and advocate for better business practices and legislative frameworks. Welcome to the conversation. https://aca.org.au/... more

Association of Professional Builders

The Association of Professional Builders is a leading business coaching service for custom home builders in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States of America. It provides tested and proven systems for builders to scale and succeed, based on data, experience and results.  http://apbbuilders.com/... more

ASSOCIATION OF WALL AND CEILING INDUSTRIES AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

The Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries (AWCI) Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) is the peak representative body for contractors, suppliers and manufacturers throughout the wall and ceiling industries. We are dedicated to delivering better business outcomes for our members and the broader industry, and advocating on their behalf. We are also the leading provider of technical and product information, education and training. A key aspect of our work is in fostering connections and networking opportunities throughout the wall and ceiling industry. We believe that the ability to share knowledge, best practices and business opportunities is beneficial for the entire industry. ht... more

Australasian Procurement and Construction Council

The Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC) is the peak council whose members are responsible for procurement, construction, asset management and property policy and delivery for State and Territory Governments. The APCC is owned by government and exists to drive public sector procurement excellence through cross jurisdictional collaboration. Our Structure Led by a Council of Chief Executives, we have numerous Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to provide opportunities for collaboration: Strategic Procurement Construction and Asset Management ICT Strategic Procurement Procurement of Education Goods and Services Government Property. Networking opportu... more

Australasian Timber Flooring Association

The Australasian Timber Flooring Association is a member service based association with over 720 members, growing year on year. The association operates Australia wide and in New Zealand with a focus on betterment of the industry. The association is also involved in: High consumer assistance service standards Manages industry technical services Member business support services – legal, IR, WH&S, compliance Strong training and education philosophy Industry research and development Conducts approx. 15 industry events per year Conducts approx. 20 training workshops per year Template contractor operational forms, documents and checklists Holds the nation... more

AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECTURE ASSOCIATION

The Australian Architecture Association supports discourse and the promotion of architecture in the Australian cultural milieu - architecture that is manifestly of its place and its time, which is simultaneously modern and timeless. The right to practise with integrity, in an ethical and sustainable manner and with artistic and technical excellence is fundamental to architecture that is contemporary, culturally informed and socially engaged. A constituency drawn from architects, likeminded professionals, commerce and the broad community will embed contemporary architecture as a primary tenet of our society. https://www.architecture.org.au/... more

Australian Building Sustainability Association (ABSA) The

The Australian Building Sustainability Association is a professional organisation that accredits building thermal performance professionals, works with government and regulatory bodies to formulate policy, and provide sustainability assessment services and advice to the building and construction industry, under the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) and the NSW Building Sustainability Index Thermal Comfort Protocol. ABSA is also committed to improving the broader sustainability of Australian homes and buildings and works with a range of industry and research organisations in seeking to achieve that outcome. Our services include: Support for our 230 + individual and co... more

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Australian Chamber is Australia's largest and most representative business association, comprising state and territory chambers of commerce and national industry associations. We speak on behalf of the Australian business community at home and abroad. We strive to make Australia a great place to do business in order to improve everyone's standard of living. We seek to create an environment in which businesspeople, employees and independent contractors can achieve their potential as part of a dynamic private sector. We encourage entrepreneurship and innovation to achieve prosperity, economic growth and jobs. The Australian Chamber contributes to public discussion and government ... more

Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF)

The Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) is the meeting place for leaders of the construction industry in Australia. ACIF facilitates and supports an active dialogue between the key players in residential and non-residential building, engineering construction, other industry groups, and government agencies. Our members are the most significant Associations in the industry, spanning the entire asset creation process from feasibility study through design, cost planning, construction, building and management. ACIF’s Agenda ACIF seeks to develop a successful, strong and sustainable construction industry in Australia. ACIF is focused on creating a competitive constructi... more

AUSTRALIAN CONSTRUCTORS ASSOCATION

The ACA is dedicated to promoting a sustainable construction industry for Australia. Objectives To be the authoritative voice for major construction contractors To promote the highest standards of integrity, quality, safety and wellbeing across the construction industry To influence the construction industry policy development To develop a sustainable pipeline of construction work To promote the construction industry as a great place to work and build a career. https://www.constructors.com.au/... more

Australian Elevator Association Limited (AEA)

The Australian Elevator Association Limited (AEA) is the national peak industry body representing companies in what is commonly called "The Lift Industry". However today the word "Lift" and "Elevator" are synonymous and the industry extends beyond "Lifts". Escalators and Moving Walks are a large part of what "Lift Companies" are about and our industry is being more frequently referred to as the vertical transport industry (VTI), a term that is creeping into common usage. Therefore, VTI includes the supply, installation and maintenance of lifts(elevators), escalators and moving walks, and these in turn are sometimes referred to as vertical transport systems (VTS). Both terms are used h... more

AUSTRALIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PEST MANAGERS ASSOCIATION LTD

The Australian Environmental Pest Managers Association (AEPMA) represents professional pest managers across Australia, sets standards for the pest management industry, and provides information to consumers on urban pest control. We also administer PestCert, your guarantee that a pest management company meets the highest possible accreditation standards. Whether you’re in need of a professional pest manager, are looking for advice, or are considering becoming an AEPMA member we would love to hear from you. https://www.aepma.com.au/Home... more

Australian Glass and Window Association

The Australian Glass and Window Association (AGWA) is the peak association representing over 1000 member companies covering window manufacturers, glass manufacturers, glass processors, merchants, glaziers and suppliers of supporting machinery, services and materials. We endorse compliant, sustainable and fit-for-purpose products and provide services to members that support their efforts to operate successfully. AGWA delivers access to increased expertise for all members and stakeholders in key areas including: Technical support Training Accreditation Communication Safety Marketing Events Members enjoy increased and better member services, expanded technical... more

AUSTRALIAN HR INSTITUTE – AHRI

The Australian HR Institute (AHRI) is the professional body for Human Resources in Australia. AHRI sets the industry standard for HR practitioners in Australia which is globally benchmarked and mapped to both Singapore HR certification (Institute of HR Professionals) and the UK chartered HR standard (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development). AHRI has reciprocal certification arrangements in place with the CIPD. Professional membership with AHRI ensures that HR practitioners: Adhere to a robust professional code of conduct that is supported by governance requirements and disciplinary procedures Are effectively supported in their continuing professional development (CPD)... more

Australian Institute of Architects

The Australian Institute of Architects is the peak body for the architectural profession in Australia, representing 11,000 members. The Institute works to improve our built environment by promoting quality, responsible, sustainable design. Through its members, the Institute plays a major role in shaping Australia's future. www.architecture.com.au  ... more

Australian Institute of Building

Founded in 1951, the AIB is the leading institute for building and construction professionals, acknowledged for its ability to bring individuals together who share a common interest in improving the standing of the building profession and their career within Australia and overseas. The AIB is incorporated by Royal Charter and is the preeminent professional body for building professionals in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Recognised as the accrediting body for building and construction degrees at educational institutions, the AIB has a long and proud history of supporting and servicing the building profession. For more than fifty years, the Institute has worked with the buil... more

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) champions quality design for public open spaces, stronger communities and greater environmental stewardship. We provide our members – in urban and rural Australia, and overseas – with training, recognition and a community of practice to share knowledge, ideas and action. With our members, we anticipate and develop a leading position on issues of concern in Landscape Architecture. Alongside government and allied professions, we work to improve the design, planning and management of the natural and built environment. AILA represents 2800 (and growing) members throughout Australia and overseas. As a not-for-profit professional ass... more

Australian Institute of Project Management

The Australian Institute of Project Management is the peak body for project management in Australia, and for over forty years we have been setting the standards for competency and leading the way in recognising and encouraging best practice. We are the member organisation for Australia with the International Project Management Association (IPMA), and are the sitting Secretariat for the Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management (apfpm). We represent the interests of project managers across Australia, and are the leaders in project management research, support and advocacy. We are a member-based organisation with over 200 corporate members and 25,000 constituents who share our inte... more

Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) is a professional standards body.  Through its leadership, standards and code of ethics, it ensures that practising Quantity Surveyors are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of professional excellence. The Institute is an organisation with Chapters and Divisions in all States and Territories. It also has a strong overseas membership and is the Australian peak body to the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) and the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS). As a Quantity Surveyor is an important member of the building and construction team, the Institute is an active participant in all the industry major... more

AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF WATERPROOFING

To represent the interests of the total industry in raising the standard of waterproofing in Australia by becoming the 'central source' of knowledge, augmented by members experience to mentor continuous change.             https://www.waterproof.org.au/... more

Australian Resilient Flooring Association – ARFA

The Australian Resilient Flooring Association (ARFA) aims to advance, encourage and protect the interests of the resilient flooring industry. ARFA works to achieve this through various initiatives and through collaboration with a range of relevant entities and stakeholders. Through engagement with relevant government, regulatory authorities and other influential stakeholders in regards to the welfare of the industry, ARFA aims to stimulate public confidence and interest in the industry and protect against misinformation and potential for deselection. ARFA is actively engaged in the development of skills for current and future participants in the industry through relevant training prog... more

AUSTRALIAN ROOF TILE ASSOCIATION – ARTA

Roof tiles redefine value and challenge the laws of design to transform a home into a timeless masterpiece. The Australian Roofing Tile Association strives to promote stylistic, sustainable roofing solutions that Australians nationwide can be proud of. Our mission is to deliver the next generation in innovation and sponsor new artforms. We seek to inspire through the power of natural, Australian produce to generate homes that are infinitely more desirable, valuable and liveable. We stand behind roof tiles not just for their design potential but for their commitment to impeccable quality, safety and protection. From their long-lifespans to eco-friendly manufacture, roof tiles off... more

Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA)

We support organisations, to create smart communities.  The Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) empowers liveable, sustainable, workable smart communities, with citizens, local businesses and stakeholders at the core of our activities. Having started as a collaborative coalition of local government, Regional Development Associations (RDAs) and Regional Organisations of Councils (ROCs),  we have established ourselves as the peak industry association in Australia for the rapidly developing digital, sharing and interconnected communities. Through our members ASCA now represents more than 150 local government authorities which collectively represent 12.6 million ... more

Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA)

The Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA) is a not-for-profit organisation with a single purpose: To increase the consumption of stainless steel in Australia. ASSDA aims to foster the understanding and use of stainless steel in Australia by developing the competence and efficiency of the industry through promotion, education and training, the provision of adequate technical advice and fabricator accreditation. ASSDA could not continue without the valuable support of its sponsors and more than 160 member organisation who with ASSDA to grow the market for stainless steel. www.assda.asn.au  ... more

Australian Steel Institute (ASI) The

The Australian Steel Institute (ASI) is the nation’s peak industry body representing the complete local steel supply chain from the mills right through to end users in building/construction, heavy engineering and manufacturing, all told one of the nation’s largest industry sectors employing around 100,000 Australians. The ASI provides industry advocacy, marketing and technical leadership to promote responsible use of Australian-made steel in building/construction, resources and manufacturing industries. Most recently, it has underwritten the development of the nation’s first independently certified compliance scheme covering structural steelwork. The ASI’s advocacy work encompa... more

Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC)

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) is the peak body of key organisations committed to a sustainable built environment in Australia. ASBEC’s membership consists of industry and professional associations, non-government organisations and government observers who are involved in the planning, design, delivery and operation of our built environment, and are concerned with the social and environmental impacts of this sector. ASBEC provides a forum for diverse groups involved in the built environment to gather, find common ground and intelligently discuss contentious issues as well as advocate their own sustainability products, policies and initiatives. ASBEC i... more

Australian Tile Council

The Australian Tile Council (ATC) exists to protect, educate and enhance the tile industry for the benefit of its members. The ATC provides the following for its members Represents them as the Representitive Industry Body National committee representation Technical and industry related information and support Free access to the Tiles & Tiling Guide Free access to the 200 page Tile Reference Manual Tiling literature, brochures and notices Ensures all members abide by the code of ethics For the best advice on tiles and for service you can trust, only deal with ATC members. View Website  ... more

Australian Timber Importers Federation (ATIF)

The Australian Timber Importers Federation (ATIF) is the peak national body representing the business interests of timber and wood-based product importing and wholesaling companies. ATIF represents and advocates for the importing sector of the timber industry at national fora. Notably ATIF interacts with the Federal Government in relation to illegal logging policy and legislation, biosecurity, customs, international trade and market access related issues. ATIF also articulates the critical role that  timber and wood product importers play in Australia’s residential and commercial construction industries.  atif.asn.au    ... more

BDAWA

The BDAWA is a ‘not for profit’ Incorporated Association created to promote the field of Building Design. It provide... more

GLTAA

The GLTAA was formed by glulam producers to set industry standards and implement a code of practice and policing policy,... more

PrefabAUS

prefabAUS is the peak body for the off-site construction sector in Australia  and the hub for building prefabrication i... more

GLTAA

The GLTAA was formed by glulam producers to set industry standards and implement a code of practice and policing policy,... more

BDAWA

The BDAWA is a ‘not for profit’ Incorporated Association created to promote the field of Building Design. It provide... more

PrefabAUS

prefabAUS is the peak body for the off-site construction sector in Australia  and the hub for building prefabrication i... more